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Indonesian Coconut Satay

Indonesian Coconut Satay

Difficulty Level: Intermediate
  • Prep Time:
    10 Minutes
  • Cook Time:
    PT15M
    5 Minutes
  • Yield:
    4 servings
These Indonesian-inspired skewers are all about discovering new flavors – give these a try to add some variety and excitement to your barbecue!
Ingredients
  • 1 onion, cut into medium chunks, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup tamarind concentrate, undiluted
  • ¼ cup sweet soy sauce – (if not available, sub with 3 tablespoons honey with 1 tablespoon soy sauce)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sambal oelek, or to taste
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 ½ pounds chicken, pork, lamb or beef cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 onion, cut into medium chunks, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 59.15ml tamarind concentrate, undiluted
  • 59.15ml sweet soy sauce – (if not available, sub with 3 tablespoons honey with 1 tablespoon soy sauce)
  • 6.39g sambal oelek, or to taste
  • 78.86ml unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 12.78g sesame oil
  • 680.39g chicken, pork, lamb or beef cut into 1-inch pieces

These Indonesian-inspired skewers are all about discovering new flavors – give these a try to add some variety and excitement to your barbecue!

Preparation
STEP 1

In a food processor, combine 1/2 of the onion, garlic, tamarind concentrate, sweet soy sauce and sambal oelek. Process until smooth. Add coconut and sesame oil and pulse several times.

STEP 2

Place meat and sauce in a large bowl and toss to coat well. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.

STEP 3

Take the remaining 1/2 onion pieces and thread on pre-soaked skewers alternating pieces with meat. Grill or broil under high heat 2 minutes per side, until slightly charred and cooked through. Serve with peanut sauce.

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