Chicken Satay with Creamy Almond Sauce & Thai Cucumber Salad.

  • 1 lb
    chicken thighs, boneless skinless
  • ½ small bunch
  • 2
    English cucumbers
  • 1 (1 inch) piece
    ginger root
  • 1
  • ½ medium
    red onion
    crushed red pepper
    natural almond butter
    rice vinegar
    tamari soy sauce
    virgin coconut oil
  • 1
    Peel and mince ginger. In a medium bowl, whisk together ginger, almond butter, water, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, lime juice, turmeric, and crushed red pepper. Transfer ½ of mixture to a small bowl (to use as sauce) and set aside.
    1 (1 inch) piece ginger
    3 tbsp natural almond butter
    2 tbsp warm water
    2 tbsp rice vinegar
    1 ½ tbsp gluten-free soy sauce
    ½ tbsp honey
    ½ lime
    1 tsp turmeric
    ⅛ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 2
    Wash and dry cilantro. Shave leaves off the stems; discard the stems and mince the leaves. Add ½ (save the rest for the salad) to the medium bowl.
    ½ small bunch cilantro
  • 3
    Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces. Add to medium bowl and toss to coat.
    1 lb chicken thighs, boneless skinless
  • 4
    Heat a grill pan, outdoor grill, or skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 5
    Thread chicken onto 6 skewers and place on a plate. Alternatively, you can cook the chicken pieces directly on the grill/skillet without using skewers.
  • 6
    Coat grill or bottom of skillet with oil. Add skewers and cook until chicken is cooked through but still juicy, 3-4 minutes per side.
    about 1 tbsp virgin coconut oil
  • 7
    In a medium bowl, prepare salad dressing by whisking together remaining cilantro, lime juice, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, and crushed red pepper.
    ½ lime
    2 tbsp rice vinegar
    1 tbsp gluten-free soy sauce
    1 tbsp honey
    ⅛ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 8
    Peel and thinly slice onion. Wash, trim ends, halve lengthwise, and thinly slice cucumbers into half rounds. Add everything to bowl with dressing and toss.
    ½ medium red onion
    2 English cucumbers
  • 9
    To serve, place chicken skewers on a plate, add salad, and have with almond sauce on the side. Enjoy!