Turmeric Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

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Turmeric marinated chicken skewers served with a creamy homemade peanut sauce and a side salad of cucumbers, red onions and basil. Best lunch ever! You can sub the protein for mushrooms, tofu, eggplant if you want to make it veg, too.

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Turmeric Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce
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Turmeric Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce


  • For the Chicken
  • 1 lb chicken thighs, cubed
  • 1 cup whole milk, can sub for coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • For The Peanut Sauce
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon palm sugar, can sub for brown sugar
  • 1/4 th teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • half sprig of lemongrass
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 thumb ginger


  • In a blender, combine all your components for the your peanut sauce, set aside.
  • Next, cube your chicken and marinate in a bowl with your ingredients for 30 mins to an hour. After that, place on skewers, char and grill on the stovetop or on a BBQ. Serve with your peanut sauce and side salad of choice.
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