There's nothing quite like making your own satay sauce. Taking only 15 minutes to make, this is perfect paired with grilled chicken, turmeric rice and steamed greens.

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  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1-2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Thai red curry paste
  • 2 tbsp sweet soy sauce (kecap manis)
  • 400ml (1 can) coconut milk
  • 1 cup Nuttabutta crunchy peanut butter
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • pinch of salt
  • squeeze of fresh lime


  1. In a medium saucepan, fry the garlic in the sesame oil for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add curry paste and cook for a further minute.
  3. Add soy sauce and coconut and whisk until smooth.
  4. Add peanut butter, sugar, cayenne, vinegar and salt and bring to the boil.
  5. Simmer for 3-4 minutes and then remove from heat.
  6. Stir through the fresh lime juice and serve.