Satay Ayam (Chicken satay)


Chicken thighs, boneless, skinless, cut into long strips  1 pound
Galangal or ginger, minced  2 teaspoons
Brown sugar  2 teaspoons
Soy sauce  1 tablespoon
Coconut milk  2 tablespoons
Red curry paste (optional)  1 teaspoon
Salt  1/2 teaspoon
Oil  1 tablespoon
Sambal kacang (peanut sauce)  


1.    In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients exept for the sambal kacang. Set aside to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
2.    Remove the chicken from the marinade and thread the strips on bamboo skewers.
3.    Grill the chicken over hot coals until just cooked through. Serve with sambal kacang as a dipping sauce.


Satay Daging: Substitute strips of beef or lamb for the chicken.