Satay

categories
marinated dices of meat on bamboo skewers grilled over charcoal fire, served with a spicy peanut sauce
side dish | Malay, Indonesian
What's good?
well balanced taste of the peanut sauce (not too sweet)

What's not good?
meat too fat, or not tender

Where to find?
at different restaurants throughout the country (grills are usually set up by the road side), night markets (pasar malam), festivals and celebrations

The satay skewers with chicken, beef or mutton (sometimes even liver, heart or fish) are served with a spicy-sweet peanut based sauce (a complex mixture of various ingredients), onion, cucumber and sticky rice.

Satay on Wikipedia:

Satay is a very popular delicacy in Indonesia and Malaysia; Indonesia’s diverse ethnic groups’ culinary art have produced a wide variety of satays. In Indonesia, satay can be obtained from a travelling satay vendor, from a street-side tent-restaurant, in an upper-class restaurant, or during traditional celebration feasts. In Malaysia, satay is a popular dish - especially during celebrations - and can be found throughout the country. A close analogue in Japan is yakitori, shish kebab from Turkey, chuanr from China and sosatie from South Africa are also similar to satay.

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