Thai Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce
  • Chicken thighs, cubed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • peanut oil
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 lemongrass stalk
  • zest and juice of a lime / lemon
Peanut Sauce
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 2-3 tbsp crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • Bamboo skewers, soaked in water
  • Spring onion, cut to equal lengths of the chicken
Chicken Marinade
  1. Combine ingredients in large mixing bowl and coat chicken. Cover and refrigerate for a couple of hours.
Peanut Sauce
  1. Heat oil in fry pan and cook onion with garlic and chilli flakes for around 5 minutes until onion is soft
  2. Add sugar and stir until caramalised and then stir in soy sauce and peanut butter.
  3. Finally, pour in coconut milk a bit at a time until reaching desired consistency.
Grill Time
  1. Fire up the grill for medium direct heat. While grill is heating up prepare the skewers.
  2. Thread each skewer with chicken and spring onion alternated.
  3. Grill skewers over direct heat for around 2 minutes per side for a total of 8 minutes or until chicken is cooked.
  4. Removed from sauce and serve with peanut sauce.
Recipe by BBQ Like It's Hot at