Peri-Peri Chicken Satay Recipe

Say goodbye to bland chicken! This satay is well seasoned, with spicy African peri-peri and a dash of lime juice. It’s a culinary sensation in your mouth! Cook chicken with a unique taste of the tropics. Peri peri sauce gives this chicken satay a spicy kick that’s sure to make your family crave it again and again. The High On Chicken’s peri peri chicken sauce is used in this peri-peri satay chicken recipe, and it gives an amazing taste to the food.

Prep time: 40-45 min

Serve for: 2-3


  • 500 grams of boneless chicken
  • High On Chicken peri peri chicken sauce
  • 200 grams yogurt
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • Oil to fry


Step 1: Marination

  • Cut the boneless chicken into medium size pieces and put them in a bowl.
  • Add salt, black pepper, chili powder, curd, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, and High On Chicken’s peri-peri sauce.
  • Keep this marination in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours, covered in a cling sheet or air-tight container.
  • You can also keep this marination overnight so that the chicken absorbs more flavors.

Step 4: Grilling chicken in the oven

  • Soak the skewers in water for 10-15 min to prevent them from catching fire if it is wooden.
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C for 15 minutes.
  • While the oven is ready, take out the marinated chicken from the refrigerator and the skewers(wooden or metallic).
  • Arrange the chicken into the skewers and keep it aside on a plate. You can use as many skewers to fit the chicken into them.
  • Toss the chicken skewers into the baking tray.
  • Apply some more High on Chicken peri peri chicken sauce and oil to the chicken
  • Let the chicken satay cook for 15 minutes on one side, then flip it over, add the leftover marination and cook it for 15 minutes.
  • Take the chicken skewers out and rest them for 5 minutes.
  • Then on a high flame place the chicken satay and burn it for 20-30 seconds on each side for a smoky flavor.
  • Peri-peri chicken satay is ready to be served with french fries, mayonnaise, and peri peri chicken sauce.

Step 4: Grilling chicken in the grill pan

  • Heat up the grill pan on the stove at the medium-high flame and drizzle some oil.
  • Once you arrange the chicken in the wooden skewers (wooden sticks), place them on the grilling pan.
  • Grill both sides for 15-20 minutes and keep applying the leftover marinate.
  • Smoky, tender, and zesty peri-peri chicken is ready to be served.

Occasions where you can make peri-peri chicken satay

Winter is here, and it’s time to get the grill going! The spicy-sauced chicken satay tastes fresh and full of flavor, making it a hit with everyone. This recipe for peri-peri chicken satay is a festive dish of spicy peri-peri chicken marinated in spices and then pan-fried to a golden brown. Serve with steamed rice for a quick and easy dinner recipe. If you’re craving spicy chicken that’s dripping in flavor, this recipe is just what you need. It will finish in just 30 minutes and only uses five ingredients.

Peri-peri chicken satay is perfect for satisfying appetites without breaking the bank. This dish is easy to make and can be served on nearly any occasion. Here are some occasions that peri-peri chicken satay would be a hit.

  1. At a backyard party – Peri peri chicken satay is the perfect addition to any outdoor gathering! Serve them up with some fresh veggies and a cold drink, and your guests will be happy.
  2. A potluck – This dish is always a crowd-pleaser, so it’s perfect for potlucks or other large gatherings where you need to please a variety of taste buds.
  3. Tailgating Party – No matter what sport you’re Tailgating, these chicken skewers are sure to be popular amongst your friends!


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  1. What is the most famous sauce for peri-peri chicken satay?

The peri-peri sauce is the best for the peri-peri chicken satay. This gives the chicken satay tangy, spicy, and hot flaming flavors. In the above recipe, High On Chicken peri peri chicken sauce is used to add delicious flavors. You must give it a try.

  1. What are the spices used in the peri-peri chicken satay?

Salt, black pepper, mixed herbs, red chili powder, garlic, and ginger paste.

  1. What meat is satay made of?

Specifically talking about peri-peri chicken satay chicken meat is used.

  1. Is peri-peri chicken satay supposed to be spicy?

The perfect satay sauce is a blend of sweet, sour, spicy, and salty.

  1. How is peri-peri satay made?

To make peri-peri chicken satay cut the boneless chicken into thin stripes or small cubes. Add spices and sauces for marination. The chicken is skewered onto the wooden sticks and then grill on a medium-high flame.

  1. Is peri-peri chicken satay African, Thai or Indian?

Satay originated from Southeast Asia in Java, Indonesia. The satay was developed from the Indian kebabs brought by the Muslim traders. Peri-peri chicken satay is a fusion of Africa’s peri-peri spices in the chicken satay.