Turkey Satay

    12 hours 40 minutes

    Satay are incredibly popular and extremely tasty. I have seen almost every meat threaded onto bamboo skewers, this recipe is for turkey.

    24 people made this

    Serves: 2 

    • 450g turkey breast steak
    • Marinade
    • 4 shallots
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, diced
    • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1 red chilli, diced, optional
    • 1 tablespoon lemon grass, diced
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
    • Peanut Sauce
    • 200g unsalted roast peanuts
    • 4 shallots, diced
    • 2 cloves garlic, diced
    • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
    • ½ red chilli, diced, optional
    • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon tamarind juice
    • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to season

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:12hours marinating  ›  Ready in:12hours40min 

    1. Place all the marinade ingredients in an electric food processor and process to form a thick paste.
    2. Cut turkey into thin strips (about 4cm x 1.5 cm). Put the turkey strips in a large bowl. Mix in the marinade. Cover and leave the turkey in the fridge to marinade overnight.
    3. Thread the marinaded turkey onto bamboo skewers (makes about 6 to 7 satay sticks).
    4. Cook the satay sticks on a barbecue for 4 to 5 minutes.
    5. Serve with fresh diced cucumber salad and peanut sauce or a sweet chilli sauce.
    6. Peanut Sauce: Use an electric grinder and grind the peanuts to a fine powder. Set aside.
    7. Place shallots, garlic and chilli in a blender and process them to a smooth paste.
    8. Heat the oil in a pan. Fry the chilli paste for 1 minute. Add in sugar, soy sauce and 300ml of water. Bring to the boil.
    9. Stir in the ground peanut powder. Simmer until the sauce thickens. Add the tamarind juice. Season to taste.

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    For me the meat was OK, but I was hoping for more original Thai taste, but the sauce was too sweet and too dominant for me, so I decided to skip it.  -  16 Jul 2016  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Can beat this recipe. I will try it agian.  -  08 Jul 2009  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Very nice and delicious. I really love it. so do the family and friends.  -  08 Jul 2009  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)