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Peanut Satay Sauce


  • 250g ground peanut - skinless

  • 40g assam pulp

  • 1 cup hot water

  • 1 stalk of lemongrass

  • 6 shallots

  • 3 cloves of garlic

  • 3 slices of ginger

  • 4 dried red chilli

  • 3tbsp peanut oil

  • 4tbsp sugar

  • 1tbsp light soy sauce

  • 100ml water


  1. Add in shallot, garlic, dried chilli, peanut oil, sugar and light soy sauce. Blend into a smooth paste.

  2. Toast peanut in a frying pan.

  3. Dissolve assam pulp in hot water.

  4. Drain and add assam water to toasted peanuts. Mix well.

  5. Add in prepared paste from food processor, followed by 100ml water. Mix well and bring to a boil, then let simmer for 20mins.

  6. Grill satay over charcoal fire for 4-5mins on each side.

  7. Serve satay with peanut sauce, cucumber and red onion slices.

Adapted from The Meat Men

Watch video tutorial here

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