Indonesian Sambal Marinade for Chicken Skewers

Get a Kick Out of This Indonesian Sambal Marinade for Your Chicken Skewers!

20 min. 4 serv.
30 ratings

Spice up your night with our Indonesian Sambal Marinade for Your Chicken Skewers. The flavour combination of spicy chilies and honey make for a fragrant mouthwatering marinade leaving your chicken beautifully tender. This marinade is a perfect pairing to our Indonesian Satay Platter. Try it tonight for dinner!

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1/2 Cup Honey
1/4 Cup Sriracha
2 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/4 Cup Fish sauce
1/4 Cup White Vinegar
2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
2 Tbsp Chives, finely chopped
2 Tbsp red chilli paste, or to taste
2 Tbsp Lemon grass, finely minced
1 1/4 Lb boneless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes


Did you know?

There are over 300 variations of Sambal in the Indonesian archipelago. There are also 6 different types of chili peppers used to make Sambal. The level of spice ranges from mild to extremely hot. The traditional way to make Sambal is to use a pestle and mortar, crushing the ingredients into a paste to extract the seeds from the chilis for spice and flavour, and serving it with garlic and lime.

If you enjoyed this dish, try our Low-Fat Indonesian Satay Platter!

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