The past few weeks I have been trying to stick to a high protein/low carbs diet. This means that I've been eating a lot of fish, chicken and turkey but these foods can get boring so I have been on the look out for recipes to spice things up a little shall we say. One of my all time favourite foods is peanut butter, so chicken satay is something I've always loved but never actually made myself but after a little experimenting I think I have managed to conjure up a recipe that is relatively low in calories but totally delicious even if I do say so myself.
How I've made it is more like a stir fry version but the chicken can be skewered and cooked on the barbecue if preferred, although I think our Summer in Britain has ended but those of you in hotter countries enjoy!!
* 1 small red onion diced
* 1 tsp crushed garlic (fresh or ready made will do)
* 2 tsp mild curry powder
* 1 1/2 tbsp peanut butter (I used crunchy but you can use smooth)
* 1 tsp honey
* 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
* 250g diced chicken
* In a heated pan, fry the onions and garlic for a few minutes.
* In a bowl mix together the curry powder, peanut butter, honey and soy sauce. Adding in the onion and garlic to the mixture.
* Spoon in your diced chicken, making sure to cover it completely in the marinade, pop in the fridge for 2-3 hours to let the flavours take hold.
* When ready to eat, fry in a large pan, cooking for around 20 minutes, make sure to check the chicken is no longer pink before taking off the hob.
I served mine with roasted vegetables but you can change this for stir fried veg, or perhaps a large salad or if your feeling like you need more, what about some sweet potato wedges sprinkled with smoked paprika.
What's your favourite way to eat chicken?