Three jars of homemade satay sauce

Easy satay sauce

  • Makes 400ml
  • Easy

Need satay for your chicken skewers? This cheat's version (flavoured with coconut milk, dried chilli flakes and lime) is ready in just 20 minutes

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Make this easy satay sauce, then check out our vegetable satay curry, chicken satay noodles and steak satay noodles.

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Ingredients

  • vegetable oil 1 tbsp
  • shallots 2 long, finely chopped
  • dried chilli flakes 1-2 tsp
  • soft light brown sugar 2 tsp
  • soy sauce 2 tbsp
  • crunchy peanut butter 6 tbsp
  • coconut milk 250ml
  • lime 1, juiced

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a small pan and fry the shallots until soft. Add the chilli flakes and fry for another minute over a very low heat. Add the sugar and soy sauce, and stir until the sugar dissolves.

  • Step 2

    Gradually stir in the peanut butter, followed by the coconut milk, until everything is incorporated. Heat gently to a simmer, then stir in the lime juice.

  • Step 3

    Spoon the sauce into jars while it is still hot – it will solidify slightly as it cools (how much depends on the type of peanut butter used). Store in the fridge for up to a week, or in the freezer for three months. Warm the sauce through to use in a stir-fry, as a dip or as a dressing for steamed vegetables.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 252
  • Fat 21.5g
  • Saturates 9.7g
  • Carbs 6.6g
  • Sugars 5.1g
  • Fibre 2.2g
  • Protein 6.7g
  • Salt 1.1g
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