Category Archives: Dips/Spread

Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut sauce


Chicken satay with spicy peanut sauce is the most loved street food in Singapore/Malaysia/Thailand. Every corner of the street you can easily find a vendor selling satay and sauce. The aroma as you pass by any such vendors is so wonderful.
This peanut sauce can be used to make tasty noodles or as marinade on grilled chicken or even lick just like that 🙂



For Satay
Chicken boneless (250g)
Olive oil 1 tbsp
Red chilli powder 2 tsp (can increase for more spice)
Hung curd 2 tbsp
Lemon juice 1 tbsp
Salt as per taste
Mustard paste ½ tsp (optional)

For Peanut sauce
Roasted peanut crushed 1/3 cup
Mustard oil 1 tbsp
Soy sauce 1 tbsp
Garlic clove 1 (crushed)
Coconut milk 1/3 cup
Water 1/3 cup
Brown sugar 1 tsp
Lemon juice 1 tbsp
Chilli paste 2 tsp
Salt ½ tsp

Cut chicken into small pieces and marinade with all above ingredients for atleast half an hour. Soak (bamboo) skewers in water to avoid burning.

In the meanwhile, take a pan heat mustard oil, add garlic and chilli paste. Saute for a minute.
Add crushed peanut and mix well.
Then add rest of ingredients slowly and reduce it until mixture becomes thick like sauce. Do keep stirring once in a while to avoid sticking it to pan.

Now insert the marinated chicken pieces on to skewers and grill on high , cook 2-3 minutes per side

Serve hot with cucumber salad and peanut sauce!!!

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Butter Garlic Spread

Butter Garlic Spread

Butter Garlic Spread
Butter Garlic Spread


1 cup Butter (room temp)
3 tbsp olive oil (optional)
1 tsp Oregano
1 tsp chilli flakes
1 tbsp minced garlic (peeled and crushed)

Salt to taste (if using salted butter no need of salt)

You could do this either in microwave or in pan.

Melt butter in pan or microwave just until the first bubble appears and turn off the gas/remove from microwave.
Add oregano, chilli flakes, garlic and oil and mix together well.
Allow it to cool and then store in fridge to harden.


Can use Garlic powder also .
Can add dry/fresh parsley .
Above mentioned quantity of ingredients are not standard, you can change it according to your requirement, like if you want more garlic flavor, increase the minced garlic.
Add any flavorings of your choice.
Olive oil is optional.
Can add cheese to make cheese butter garlic spread .

Store in refrigerator . Before use remove from fridge half an hour early to allow it to become soft and spreadable.

Enjoy the dip on bread, corn.