Simple satay sauce

Make your own finger-lickingly good satay sauce and serve with chicken, beef or seafood skewers. Fabulous served as finger food or with steamed rice and vegetables as a light meal.

  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 1 Cup
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Simple satay sauce
  • 2 teaspoon peanut oil
  • 2 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander root and stalks
  • 2 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon mild curry powder (south east asian)
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon palm sugar
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves


Simple satay sauce
  • 1
    Heat oil in a small saucepan. Add ginger, shallots, coriander root and stalk, garlic and chilli. Fry over medium heat until ingredients soften. Add curry powder and cook a further 30 seconds.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients, except the vinegar and coriander leaves and stir until the mixture is combined. Simmer for 2 minutes or until fat rises to the surface. Stir in vinegar and coriander leaves and serve.
  • 3
    Serve with satay skewers.

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