Satay shots

Prep: 20 mins - 30 mins


Makes 36
Give your dinner party a shot of Spanish style with these satay canapes

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per skewer

  • kcal89
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre1g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.53g
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  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 1 heaped tbsp Very Lazy chillies



    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 heaped tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • 1 lime, cut in half



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 415g jar ready-made satay sauce
  • 12 lime slices



    The same shape, but smaller than…


  1. Up to a day ahead, cut the chicken breasts into 36 thin strips and put them into a bowl with the soy sauce, chilli sauce, garlic, oil and sugar. Mix together until the chicken is coated, then thread each strip on to a bamboo skewer. Get the skewers lined up on a baking tray and keep covered in the fridge until ready to cook.

  2. Preheat the oven to 190C/gas 5/fan 170C. Put the tray in the hottest part of the oven for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, warm the satay sauce in a pan, then spoon a little into each of 12 shot glasses or small tumblers.

  3. When the chicken is done, remove the tray from the oven and squeeze the lime juice over the chicken. Pop 3 skewers in each shot glass and a slice of lime on to each rim. Serve warm or cold – they’re nice either way.

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Comments (9)

laurenflincoln's picture

I'm sure these would be nice but don't think you could ever class satay as Spanish!

cam2507's picture

I made these for a party and they were very popular! I may put them on my George Foreman grill next time as they dried out a bit in the oven. Does anyone have a satay sauce recipe I can make from scratch as I didn't really like the store bought jar I got? Thanks!

janiex's picture

This was a lovely canape, my guests were really impressed and it was so easy to make, I served it in lovely glasses on a big white serving platter.

julieharris6471's picture

I get moaned at if i don't provide these when i have a bbq!
My 7 year old niece loves them so I had to give my sister the recipe. I usually use a couple of fresh red chillies.

patrick's picture

Recipe state Chilli sauce,but the ingredient listed Very lazy chillies, this could confuse a novice cook. Also there should be an approximation of cooking time for the chicken. However that said the satay was great.

evainnl's picture

Great recipe, only spanish? I think they mean Indonesian or Asian if you don't want to tie yourself down...



jul34es's picture

made this recipe ages ago but it,s very tasty especially if you like satay.

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