Peanut chicken skewers

By admin
19 February 2014

The peanut sauce is delicious and complements the chicken well. Save time by cooking everything in the microwave.

PHOTO: Misha Jordaan PHOTO: Misha Jordaan

Serves 4-6 Preparation: 10 min Cooking: 10 min

PEANUT SAUCE

250 ml (1 c) coconut milk

60 ml (¼ c) chunky peanut butter

15 ml (1 T) brown sugar

15 ml (1 T) Thai red curry paste

3 garlic cloves, crushed

juice of ½ lemon

SKEWERS

4 chicken breasts, cut into long, flat strips

20 g butter, melted

chopped peanuts to garnish

1. Peanut sauce: Putall the ingredients except the lemon juice into a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Remove and stir. Return to the microwave for 2 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice and set aside to cool.

2. Skewers: Thread 2 chicken strips onto a skewer, brush the chicken with butter and transfer to a microwave-safe plate. Repeat with the remaining chicken and butter. Microwave on high for 3 minutes. Baste with the peanut sauce and return to the microwave for 1 minute.

3. Serve the chicken with the remaining peanut sauce on the side.

- Hope Malau

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