John Torode chicken satay skewers with Asian herb salad recipe on This Morning

John Torode served up tasty chicken satay skewers with Asian herb salad on This Morning.

The ingredients are: 400g chicken thighs (skin on) or beef tenderloin/pork fillet/peeled prawns/scallops and 10 bamboo skewers, soaked in water.

For the marinade: 3 lemongrass stalks, peeled bottoms only , 2 tbsp coconut milk (taken from coconut milk for sauce), 1 tbsp turmeric, 1 tsp ground cumin, Big pinch salt , 1 tbsp caster sugar and A little vegetable oil.

For the satay sauce: 300g salted peanuts or chunky peanut butter , Curry paste (or use 1 large tbsp pre-made red Thai curry paste), 20 long dried chillies, soaked in boiling water for 20 minutes, 1 onion, roughly chopped, 2 garlic cloves , Thumb of ginger, peeled and grated, 3 lemongrass stalks , 100ml vegetable oil, 100ml tamarind concentrate , 75g caster sugar, Good pinch of salt , 400ml water, 50ml ketchup manis (or soy with sugar) and 800ml coconut milk.

For the salad: 200g shredded Chinese cabbage, 3 lime leaves, julienne , 2 red chilli, seeds removed, julienne, 30g mange tout, julienne, 50g mint leaves, 2 spring onions, 10 long French beans, sliced, good handful of coriander, good handful Thai basil and big handful of bean sprouts or mixed small sprouts.

For the dressing: 50ml lime juice, 50ml sunflower oil, 30ml fish sauce, Chopped chilli and 1 clove garlic, sliced finely.




See recipes by John in his book titled: My Kind of Food: Recipes I Love to Cook at Home available from Amazon now.

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