Tamarind Satay Chicken

Cooking method:

Ninja Zerostick Cookware
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total time: 35 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Tamarind Satay Chicken

Satay chicken is always an amazing restaurant starter so enjoy this homemade, gluten free version whenever you want! Best served with jasmine rice and some tenderstem broccoli. TIP: Soak the skewers for a minimum of 30 minutes to prevent them from burning in the oven.

Utensils required


  • 400g diced chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp cornflour

For the sauce

  • 100g smooth salted peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic infused olive oil
  • 2 tbsp tamarind sauce
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tsp frozen chopped ginger
  • 1 Juice of lime
  • 100ml light coconut milk
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp curry powder
  • 150ml water

Optional to garnish

  • Chopped peanuts
  • Coriander

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  • Step 1

    Combine all the ingredients for the sauce (except for the water) and store in the fridge

  • Step 2

    In a bowl, coat the diced chicken with the cornflour

  • Step 3

    Mix 3 tbsp of the satay sauce with the chicken

  • Step 4

    Place the chicken in the fridge to marinate for a few hours or overnight

  • Step 5

    Preheat the oven to 200oc and line a tray with baking paper

  • Step 6

    Thread the chicken onto skewers and cook for 20 minutes

  • Step 7

    While cooking, heat the sauce and 150ml in the small Ninja foodi saucepan on a medium heat

  • Step 8

    Cover for 10 minutes, stirring regularly

  • Step 9

    Add more water for a thinner consistency

  • Step 10

    Serve the chicken skewers topped with the satay sauce, coriander and chopped peanuts