This Paleo Chicken Satay Recipe is from The Merrymaker Sisters.

Here are the top 3 reasons why you’re going to absolutely love this paleo chicken satay recipe!

ONE: Satay.

It’s satay! And as you know peanuts are a no-no when living a paleo lifestyle. Coz they’re a legume… not a nut! Crazy right?!

For this recipe, peanuts are swapped with sesames and guess what… it tastes like satay!

TWO: Easy peasy to make!

This recipe will seriously take you under 30 minutes to make. It is perfect for busy weekdays!

THREE: Delicious Asian inspired feast!

Get together with friends and make one dish each. Easy, fun and delicious!

Serves 4
  1. 500g (1lb) chicken thigh cubes
  2. 1 onion diced
  3. 1/2 a lemon juiced
  4. 1/4 cup tahini or almond butter or cashew butter
  5. 3 tbs. coconut aminos or tamari sauce
  6. 2 tbs. sesame seeds or favourite nut
  7. 1 tbs. honey (optional)
  8. 1 tsp. ground turmeric
  9. 1 cm piece ginger chopped
  10. coconut oil for pan
  11. Your favourite green veggies
  1. In a large fry pan over medium heat melt a little coconut oil and add the chopped onion and ginger, sauté until soft.
  2. Add the chicken pieces and cook for about 3-4 minutes or until just white.
  3. Stir in the tahini (or nut butter), lemon juice, turmeric, aminoes and honey, the sauce should thicken up a little.
  4. Continue to cook until the sauce is heated and the chicken is cooked.
  5. Serve with your favourite green, we went with steamed broccolini and topped it with dried chilli and sesame seeds. YUM!
  1. If the sauce is too thick add 1 tbs. of water to the pan.