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Indian Style Chicken Satay
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Indian Style Chicken Satay Recipe

Tandoori Chicken Satay is the easiest and the best way to relish grilled chicken. Learn how to make delicious Indian style chicken satay.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Marination Time1 d
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6 skewers
Author: Hina Gujral


  • 500 gram boneless chicken pieces

Ingredients for Chicken Satay Marinade

  • ½ teaspoon garam masala
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste or fine chopped garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon granulated white sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • Juice of 2 lemon
  • Oil to brush the chicken while roasting

Ingredients for Serving Chicken Satay

  • Peanut dipping Sauce
  • Sliced Onion
  • Juice of half lemon


  • Clean, wash and dry the chicken pieces.
  • Blend all the ingredients for marinade in a food processor/blender. Pour over the chicken pieces, mix nicely and keep in the fridge at least an hour or overnight.
  • While chicken is being marinated soak bamboo skewers ( buy it here ) in water for 30 minutes to prevent from burning while grilling.
  • Pat dry the skewers and grease nicely with oil.
  • Thread marinated chicken pieces into oiled skewers and make sure not to leave any space between each piece while threading.
  • Grill the skewered chicken in the barbecue/charcoal/oven or in the grill pan. Keep on brushing the chicken skewers with oil.
  • Cook till chicken pieces are tender and turn golden from outside.
  • Keep on turning the skewers while grilling and basting with the leftover marinade.
  • To serve chicken satay, sprinkle sliced onion, chopped coriander and enjoy with Peanut Sauce.


Recommended Equipment: Barbecue ( buy it here ), Grill Pan ( buy it here )
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