Easy Satay Recipe

What I loved most about this dish, was that it was so easy to prepare and all the kids ate it happily. It is also one that you can vary easily as well. We used lamb, but I have a hunch that chicken would be even tastier. You could change the vegetables you added, depending on what you might have on hand.

I based this recipe from one in the very handy recipe book Slow Cooker: Easy and Delicious Recipes for All Seasons by Sally Wise. You don’t have to use a slow cooker for this recipe though. You could just follow the steps and simply place the ingredients into a casserole dish and cook in a moderate oven for a couple of hours.

Easy Satay Recipe (Slow Cooker)

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 500 grams lamb strips
  • 4 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 red capsicum, roughly chopped
  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 3 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 5 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce
  • 270 mls coconut milk
  • Steamed rice to serve

Method:

  1. In a medium bowl, coat lamb with flour.
  2. Add oil to pan and brown meat.
  3. Place meat into slow cooker with cut vegetables.
  4. Peel and crush garlic onto ingredients in the slow cooker
  5. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  6. Place lid on slow cooker and cook for 4 hours on high.
  7. Serve with steamed rice.
Easy Satay Recipe
 
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Recipe type: asian
Ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 500 grams lamb strips
  • 4 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 red capsicum, roughly chopped
  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 3 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 5 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce
  • 270 mls coconut milk
  • Steamed rice to serve
Method:
  1. In a medium bowl, coat lamb with flour.
  2. Add oil to pan and brown meat.
  3. Place meat into slow cooker with cut vegetables.
  4. Peel and crush garlic onto ingredients in the slow cooker
  5. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  6. Place lid on slow cooker and cook for 4 hours on high.
  7. Serve with steamed rice.

The Family Menu Plan For This Week

I am off to Sydney Monday evening with the three youngest children, so the menu plan for this week is based on very easy meals that Mr I will be able to cook when he gets home from work. The kids are counting on dad getting them pizza at least one night, so am not sure how true to the plan they will stick!

Baking: 100s of biscuits

Monday: Slow Cooker Roast Lamb

Tuesday: Pasta With Chicken and Spinach

Wednesday: Left Overs

Thursday: Sausages and Salad

Friday: Baked Penne with Bacon

Saturday: Chicken Lasagne

Sunday: Home Made Hamburgers And Salad

If you are looking for further recipe inspiration, check out my complete list of Family Friendly Recipes. All of these recipes are in the database of the Planning With Kids Free Menu Planner. You can use the menu planner to plan a week of meals for your family and then print out the associated shopping list.

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Comments

  1. Angela says

    The timing of this post could not be better! It’s a rainy Sunday here in Brisbane (after a few days straight of rain :(… ) So I was looking for a quick but warm meal for dinner. I am going to try this with chicken (since that’s my favourite satay meat) & I have all those ingredients in the pantry so no need to pop out to pick up anything! This should work out well, after a hard day of watching the V8 Supercars..he he. Thanks.

  2. says

    Owh, this looks soo yummy! And toddler friendly – at least for my toddler who loves to eat things for dinner that require little to no chewing!

    Good on your hubby for cooking those meals while you are away. When I’m away the most my hubby will do is open a can or reheat a frozen meal!

  3. says

    Can’t wait to try this – anything new for the slow cooker is fine by me. Plus, I can tell just looking at the ingredients that the kids will love this one. Thanks.

  4. says

    This looked so delicious that I had to go and get some lamb this morning and give it a go. Its bubbling in the slow cooker as I write. I have made it friendly to our nut-free house using Eskal’s Free-Nut Butter, which is made from sunflower seeds. Can’t wait til dinner!

  5. Angela says

    Hi again! Angela from the 1st comment here, back with an update. We made the Satay with the Chicken and YUMMO! It was super tasty as you say. We just did it on the stovetop all in one pan, it worked really well. To top it all off, Hubby made it! The kids took some convincing but the mention of Peanut Butter & Tomato Sauce in it, they thought their Dad had lost his mind..LOL! They did eat it with some coaxing but I think that’s more to do with the stage we are at with our precious 5yr & 3yr old boys than the recipe. Thanks again for sharing the recipe.

    • says

      I really appreciate you taking the time to let me know Angela! So glad that the chicken turned out tasty, can’t wait to try it mysel. My kids found the idea of tomato sauce and peanut butter hilarious too.

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