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Skillet Chicken Satay

Skillet Chicken Satay is the answer to your weeknight dinner woes. Fragrant, complex, moist, and completely delicious this dish is unlike anything you've ever tried.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Marinating Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4
Calories: 200kcal



  • 1 tsp coriander ground
  • 1 tsp cumin ground
  • 1 tsp turmeric ground
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger fresh, minced
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest from 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lime zest
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp sriracha sauce

Chicken Satay

  • 1 lb chicken breast boneless skinless, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Optional Garnish

  • 1 tbsp cilantro fresh, chopped
  • lime wedges


  • Create the marinade: Combine all the marinade ingredients together and whisk well, in a large bowl. Add the chicken and toss well. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes to overnight.
  • Cook the chicken: Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until golden brown, and cooked through. Should take about 10 minutes.
  • Finish the dish: Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro.


Store leftover chicken in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 days.
Freeze this stored in airtight containers for up to 3 months! Allow to thaw overnight in the fridge before heating back up in the oven, on the stove, or on the microwave.



Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 928mg | Potassium: 480mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.2mg