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Moo Satay (Pork Satay) with Peanut Sauce

Moo Satay (Pork Satay) with Peanut Sauce

Onto the second dish with the panang curry paste that I made the other day, "Moo Satay (Pork Satay) with Curried Peanut Sauce". This one also comes from "The Big Book of Thai Curries". This dish sounded pretty interesting; instead of being a more standard one dish curry, it used the panang curry in a dipping sauce for a pork satay. The peanut dipping sauce sounded really tasty with coconut milk, lime juice and peanuts in addition to the panang curry. I also added some peanut butter to give it a bit more peanut flavour. The pork is also marinated in in a really nice combination of spices and herbs. This dish turned out to be really good! The peanut sauce was amazing. The pork was juicy and flavourful. I will be making this again.

Ingredients:
2 teaspoons coriander seeds (toasted and ground)
2 teaspoons cumin seeds (toasted and ground)
1 stalk lemongrass (peeled & chopped)
1 tablespoon galangal (or ginger, grated)
1 teaspoon kaffir lime peel (or regular lime peel, grated)
1 teaspoon turmeric (ground)
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons palm sugar (grated)
1 pound pork (cut into thin strips)
1/4 cup peanut sauce
* wooden skewers (soaked in cold water for 30 minutes)

Directions:
1. Mix the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, lemongrass, galangal, lime peel, turmeric and salt in a mortar and pestle of a food processor.
2. Mix in the oil and palm sugar.
3. Cover the pork in the mixture and marinate for 3-5 hours.
4. Skewer the pork and grill it for about 5 minutes on each side.

Similar Recipes:
Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce
Tom Yum Grilled Shrimp
Yakitori
Chicken Souvlaki
Thai Peanut Pork Noodle Saute
Chicken Satay Burgers

8 comments:

Anh said...

Satay is always my fav food. Good on you to try to make it at home!

Misa said...

Kevin, I was so impressed your blog! Beautiful pictures and most of all, you tried so many different kinds of food from all over the country! I run into your blog when I was searching "Monte Cristo" image for my take home quiz of my culinary class. I have lived in Thailand when I was young, I love Satay very much. I cook Thai food often at home but haven't tried this one. Must try recipe for my next Thai food party. Thank you and I will come back! I am from Japan (now living in the US), so I particulary enjoyed your Kabocha-Spinach Miso soup colum, too.

tigerfish said...

You should make all kinds of satay including chicken, beef, lamb. They are all so good!

Peter M said...

Great looking satays. Nothing better than dipping sticks of meat.

Also, I see that you found kaffir lime leaves.

Dhanggit said...

I love satay..the flavor is so rich..you have sweet, sour and lots of spicy going on...great photo im virtually drooling staring at them..yummmy

Deborah said...

I have had chicken satay before, but never with pork. I'll have to give this a try!

Pam said...

Kevin, as usual, looks and sounds fantastic!

Nora B. said...

That looks delicious, especially with all that wonderful flavours. I know now why I leave it to my mom to make satays - the list of ingredients always scares me. ;-)

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