lazy satay chicken

Lazy Satay Chicken Recipe

Get all the delicious flavors of Thai chicken satay with a lot less work and ingredients. Complete with a rich and velvety peanut sauce for dipping!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 328 kcal


For the chicken:

  • 1 1/2 lbs skinless, boneless chicken thighs (cut into small pieces)
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat peanut butter
  • 5 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 stalk lemongrass (sliced)
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 2 shallots (sliced)
  • 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • Juice of 1 lime

For the sauce:

  • 1/4 cup reduced fat peanut butter
  • 5 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice


  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients for the chicken to make the marinade. Add in the chicken pieces, and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to broil, and line a rimmed baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. Mist with cooking spray.
  3. Place the pieces of chicken onto the baking sheet, spreading out evenly. Discard any remaining marinade.
  4. Broil chicken in oven four about 8-10 minutes, or until chicken is golden and browned/blackened on the edges.
  5. While chicken is cooking, whisk together all ingredients for the satay sauce in a small bowl. Serve at room temperature with chicken for dipping.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 6 servings

Serving size is about 1 cup chicken, and 2 1/2 tbsp sauce

Each serving = 8 Points*

*based only ingredients that have an SP Freestyle value  

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Nutrition Facts
Lazy Satay Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 625mg 26%
Potassium 107mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 21.7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2.3g 9%
Sugars 9g
Protein 31.4g 63%
Calcium 3%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.