Thai Chicken Satays

Thai Chicken Satay

Thai Chicken Satay


Makes 6 servings


1 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 pound chicken tenders
6 (6-inch) pita bread rounds, cut in half
Chopped fresh cilantro
Plain yogurt


  1. Combine 1 cup yogurt, coconut milk, curry, lemon juice, ginger, salt, pepper and garlic in medium bowl; reserve 1/3 cup marinade. Add chicken to remaining marinade; cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours.
  2. Soak 12 (10-inch) wooden skewers in water 30 minutes; set aside.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Thread chicken onto skewers. Place skewers on broiler rack coated with nonstick cooking spray; place rack on broiler pan. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat source 4 to 5 minutes. Turn skewers; brush with reserved marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Broil 4 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  4. Remove chicken from skewers. Fill pitas with chicken and top with cilantro and dollop of yogurt.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a fruit salad including pineapple, mandarin oranges and bananas.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 filled pita halves
Calories 329
Calories from Fat 22 %
Total Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Carbohydrate 38 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 25 g
Sodium 570 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2-1/2
Meat 2
Fat 1

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