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The Cook Club: Gourmet Chicken Satay


A few weeks ago I was contacted to take part in a campaign run by Instantprint which sounded like a fun idea so I was delighted to get involved. The Cook Club Campaign selected 10 bloggers which I am thrilled to be selected and required everyone to submit a favourite recipe that we have previously created and Instantprint would then reproduce all of our 10 recipes on flyer sized cards and put them into a recipe box for us to keep. We would then choose a fellow blogger's recipe that took our fancy to cook and share on our own blogs.


After eyeing up all the yummy recipies I opted to cook the Gourmet Chicken Satay recipe originally created by Michelle over at Daisy Butter. I'm not a huge fan of satay sauce but my oh my this was delicious! This recipe is perfecting for wowing guests and can be served up to create a oriental feel to it. 


Ingredients

400g Chicken breast
1 Cucumber
Spring onion
Sesame oil
Salt & pepper to taste
Satay sauce or make from scratch 
Rice 

I couldn't actually find the recipe over on Michelle's blog so I wasn't sure how exactly she made it whether it was on one plate served on a bed of rice with the sauce mixed in or not so I decided to add a little touch of my own to it. 

I enjoyed making this recipe and it was pretty straight forward to cook. Great for a quick meal or light lunch. I cooked the chicken (cut into strips) in the pan on a medium heat until browned then added in spring onion and cooked for a further couple of minutes. Next I sliced up half a cucumber and placed in a side dish for serving. To make my sauce I used coconut milk, peanut butter and soy sauce and heated this until creamy. Once the rice had cooked I served this all up into little ramekin dishes to complete the dish. 


I decided to serve this meal in little dishes and thought it would be a nice oriental selection if you are hosting a party or having friends round, I may have to try this sometime. 


I included my Prawn and Potato Stir Fry recipe to the box and here are some of the other recipies I was able to choose from. I will definitely be trying these all out in the new year! I love food and finding new blogs to bookmark for inspiration to create new dishes. 


I'd like to thank Daisy Butter for the recipe which can be found here on her blog. You can also pick up your own bespoke printed cards over at InstantPrint here to add to your own recipe box.

* Thanks to Best of British Bloggers for selecting us to be involved in this campaign and to Instantprint for our recipe cards.

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31 comments

  1. Looks so delicious and easy to make too! My belly is rumbling! x

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  2. This has inspired me, will pick up the extra ingredients in tomorrow's shop! thanks Kerry x

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  3. I love chicken satay, I'll have to give it a go!

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  4. I love anything peanuty definitely going to give this one a go xx

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  5. its something ive never tried, might have to though now

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  6. Sounds great! Also I love your recipe box and cards - your so organised!

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  7. Love Satay Sauce what a fab bunch of recipes! x

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  8. I love how posh all your stuff looks.

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  9. This looks so delicious. I'll have to try it!

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  10. That recipe looks delish but oh so easy to prepare-im sure it would be a hit in our house.

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  11. I love the recipe cards, I need to be organised with mine.

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  12. You make it sound so easy, but I'm so rubbish at cooking! It never comes out like I hoped, ever :(

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  13. Love this, even as ingredients in it that I have in my cupboard!

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  14. Not for me, I am much more traditional and enjoy a nice sunday roast or home made pie

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  15. laura jayne bates19 December 2013 at 20:46

    looks yummy

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  16. I am like yourself, in that I am not keen on satay sauce. Yet there are others who absolutely love this dish. I tend to find the sauce a bit sickly. Maybe a smaller portion like the one you have presented on this page, may be more palatable for myself.

    Rachel Craig

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  17. I love how you've presented this! My oh would love it!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. I love reading them all and will try my best to answer all of your questions. If you would like to contact me for a quicker response please feel free to tweet me at (@ohsoamelia_blog) or email me. Kerry