Chicken satay is one of the most popular foods in Indonesia. Its delicious and delicious taste and ingredients that are easily found on the market, are some of the factors that make chicken satay one of the favorite foods of children to adults.
Satay or sate in Indonesian spelling, is a dish of seasoned, skewered and grilled meat, served with a sauce. It is a dish of Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Satay may consist of diced or sliced chicken, goat, mutton, beef, pork, fish, other meats, or tofu; the more authentic version uses skewers from the midrib of the coconut palm frond, although bamboo skewers are often used. These are grilled or barbecued over a wood or charcoal fire, then served with various spicy seasonings. Satay can be served in various sauces, however most often they are served in a combination of soy and peanut sauce. Hence, peanut sauce is often called satay sauce.
Satay originated on the Indonesian island of Java. It is available almost anywhere in Indonesia, where it has become a national dish. It is also popular in many other Southeast Asian countries including Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. Due to the widespread popularity of Thai cuisine, the Thai version of satay is the most well-known outside of Southeast Asia and is the version that is most commonly found in restaurants in the west. A key feature of Thai satay is the inclusion of pork as a meat option, Thai-style peanut sauce and toasted bread being served as an accompaniment. Meanwhile, Indonesian satay is often served with kecap manis - a sweet soy sauce, and is often accompanied with lontong, an type of rice cake. In Sri Lanka, it has become a staple of the local diet as a result of the influences from the local Malay community.
Satay is a popular delicacy in Indonesia. The country's diversity (see Indonesian cuisine) has produced a wide variety of satays. In Indonesia, satay is a popular street food, it can be obtained from a travelling satay vendor, from a street-side tent-restaurant, in an upper-class restaurant, or at traditional celebration feasts.
How to Make Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce
Ingredients for Making Chicken Satay :
- ½ chicken (remove skin and bones and dice)
- 5 tablespoons of sweet soy sauce (spread)
- 2 tablespoons of margarine (melt, for spread)
- 2 limes (if you like)
- Satisfying satay
- 350 ml of water
- 150 grams of fried peanuts (puree, can be blender (smoother) or ground itself but rather rough
- 5 tablespoons of sweet soy sauce
- Salt to taste
- Pepper powder to taste
- Sufficient cooking oil (to saute)
Ingredients to be smoothed for Making Peanut Sauce :
- 5 onion grains
- 3 garlic cloves
- 4 red peppers
- 2 candlenut
Sliced tomatoes, sliced cayenne pepper, sliced shallots, ketupat or lontong.
How to Make Peanut Sauce :
- The first step, heat the oil, then add the mashed spices (onion, garlic, red chili and candlenut) then stir-fry until fragrant.
- The second step, put the ground nuts that have been mashed before and water. Then cook until boiling and look thickened.
- Add powdered pepper, salt, sweet soy sauce and mix well.
How to Make Chicken Satay :
- The first step, wash the chicken until it is completely clean and then drain. After the chicken is dry, then stick the chicken using a satay stick, then set aside
- Second step, Mix sweet soy sauce and margarine into one then mix until evenly mixed. After that apply on chicken satay evenly.
- The third step, bake the chicken satay on the coals until it looks half-cooked, then lift it. Then dip it into the peanut sauce then bake it again until the chicken meat is cooked and looks brownish then Lift.
- Finally, serve the chicken satay with peanut sauce and lime juice (if you like), then complete it with tomato slices, sliced onion, sliced cayenne pepper and rice cake or ketupat.