Thai-style Satay Sauce recipe
Satay sauce, also known as peanut sauce, is the essential accompaniment to Chicken Satay, one of the most famous Thai street food snacks. It is mainly made from curry paste, coconut milk, roasted peanuts, tamarind paste and palm sugar.
- 400 ml coconut milk
- 3 tablespoon Tamarind paste
- 2 tablespoon massaman curry paste
- 100 g Palm sugar
- 50 g roasted and crushed groundnuts
- fish sauce
- 1⁄2 Cup rice vinegar
- 1⁄3 Cup white sugar
- 1⁄4 Cup water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 salad cucumber
- 1 red hot pepper
- 4 shallots
In a saucepan, heat 1/4 of the coconut milk and the curry paste, stirring constantly until the oil comes out.
Add the rest of the coconut milk, the roasted peanuts, the tamarind paste, the palm sugar and the fish sauce.
Cook for a couple of minutes until everything is well incorporated and it is ready to accompany the chicken satay.
In another pot, heat the water, rice vinegar, sugar and salt, stirring constantly until everything is well dissolved. Then, turn off the heat and leave to cool.
Cut the cucumber, red hot pepper and shallot into small pieces and place in a bowl. Add the vinaigrette on top
Leave in the fridge for about 15 minutes. The salad will be ready and the sauce will be perfect for Satay chicken.