With a hint of chilli, lemon and coriander, these meaty satay sticks are very more-ish and the perfect party nibble.
Makes: 30
Costs:Cheap as chips


  • 1-1.25kg (2¼-2¾lb) pork fillet/turkey breast, cut into 90 cubes
  • 2tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4tbsp light soy sauce
  • 4tsbp lemon juice
  • 5tbsp smooth peanut butter
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Finely chopped fresh red chilli and fresh coriander, to garnish
  • Short bamboo skewers


  1. Mix the oil, 2tbsp soy sauce and 2tbsp lemon juice in a bowl. Place the meat cubes in the mixture and leave to marinate for an hour or so.
  2. Thread 3 pieces of meat on each bamboo skewer. In a pan, heat the rest of the soy sauce and lemon juice with the peanut butter, garlic and 8tbsp hot water, stirring until smooth.
  3. Grill, or griddle, the skewers for about 6 mins, turning them so that they brown all over.
  4. Brush with hot sauce and garnish with chilli and coriander. Serve more of the sauce in a bowl.

Cook’s tip: Check out which meat is cheaper, pork or turkey, or buy a mixture of both to cut the cost.Per stick: 63 calories, 3g fatFeature: Kate Moseley. Photos Chris Alack. Props stylist: Sue Radcliffe

Nutritional information per portion

fat 3.0g calories 63(kcal)

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.