Chicken, Shrimp And Beef Sates With Peanut Sauce
1 cup teriyaki sauce
4 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
2 tablespoons brown sugar
24 medium uncooked shrimp, peeled, deveined
1 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips
1 1/4 pounds beef skirt steak, cut into 3x1/2-inch strips, or filet mignon, cut into 3 x 1/2 x 1/4-inch strips
36 (about) bamboo skewers, soaked in water 30 minutes
For peanut sauce:
1 cup creamy peanut butter (do not use old-fashioned style or freshly ground)
1 14 1/2-ounce can chicken broth
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons chopped peeled fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
Lime peel julienne
Preparation For saté:
Combine first 5 ingredients in large glass baking dish, Stir until sugar dissolves.
Add shrimp, chicken and beef; stir to coat.
Cover; chill 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Remove shrimp, chicken and beef from marinade.
Thread on separate skewers, using about 3 shrimp per skewer and 2 beef or chicken pieces per skewer.
Place on platter. (Can be prepared 2 hours ahead.
Cover and chill.)
Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat) or preheat broiler.
Grill skewered meats until cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Line large platter with banana leaves.
Place sauce in bowl in center of platter.
Surround with skewers. Garnish with lime, and serve.
For peanut sauce:
Place peanut butter in heavy medium saucepan.
Gradually mix in chicken broth.
Add all remaining ingredients except lime peel.
Stir over medium heat until smooth and thick, about 6 minutes. (Can be prepared 3 days ahead.
Cover and refrigerate.
Before serving, stir over medium heat until hot, thinning with water if necessary.)
Pour sauce into bowl and garnish with lime peel.
Makes about 3 cups.