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Daring Cooks’ Challenge: Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce January 14, 2010

The January 2010 DC challenge was hosted by Cuppy of Cuppylicious and she chose a delicious Thai-inspired recipe for Pork Satay from the book 1000 Recipes by Martha Day.

This recipe was fantastic and it gave Mike an excuse to use his grill for the first time.  I pretty much had everything on hand that I needed to make the recipe except for fresh ginger and a lemon, but those are too expensive 🙂

Yesterday afternoon, I prepped all the ingredients: made the marinade, peanut sauce, and ginger salad dressing.  Everything was ready to go by the time dinner came around.  I think my favorite part was the little charred bits of chicken.  When you dip it into the peanut sauce it was out of this world.  The chicken by itself was good, but the peanut sauce just made the whole thing come together. (more…)