Black Garlic Chicken Saté

Black Garlic Chicken Saté

The Black Garlic really adds a depth of flavour to this delicious Saté Sauce.

Serves 6


700g chicken breast – skin removed and cut into cubes
For the marinade

  • 3 small shallots – peeled
  • 1 clove of peeled black garlic
  • Half a teaspoon of lemon grass
  • 1 tablespoon of ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons of brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons of smooth peanut butter

For the sauce

  • 3 tablespoons of dark soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 6 cloves of peeled black garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • Half a teaspoon of lemongrass
  • 3 tablespoons of smooth peanut butter
  • 4 spring onions
  • 200 ml creamed coconut milk/cream (ready made)
  • Salt


  1. For the marinade – Place all the ingredients (with the exception of the chicken) into a blender.  Add the marinade to the chicken, cover and refrigerate over night in a non-metallic bowl.
  2. To make the Black Garlic Saté Sauce:
    Place all the ingredients into a blender.  Blend together.  Put the sauce into a saucepan and heat gently.  (If the sauce thickens too much just add a little more coconut milk). Adjust seasoning according to taste.
  3. To assemble:
    Thread the cubes of chicken onto skewers.  Cook them on the grill or barbecue them.  Check the chicken is cooked thoroughly. Serve with the warm Black Garlic Saté Sauce.
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