Quick Thai Chicken Skewers With Peanut Coconut Sauce

Savory and succulent, these Thai-style chicken skewers are quick to make and loaded with umami. Marinated in a creamy peanut coconut sauce, these skewers require little prep and can be paired with rice for an easy and healthy weeknight meal.

under 1 hour 10 mins

Ingredients for servings

    Quick Thai Chicken Skewers with Peanut Coconut Sauce

  • 12 wooden or metal skewers

  • 3 tablespoon reduced sodium, reduced sugar peanut butter

  • 3 tablespoon unsweetened light coconut milk

  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon Thai red curry paste or Sriracha

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts each cut into 3 strips

  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped roasted unsalted peanuts

  • 1 lime cut into 8 wedges


  • If using wooden skewers, soak in water for at least 30 minutes.

  • Combine peanut butter, coconut milk, soy sauce and Sriracha in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, just until smooth and well-blended.

  • Thread chicken evenly on skewers. Brush peanut mixture over chicken. Let marinate 10 minutes to 1 hour.

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