Big John's Thai Satay Pork With Cucumber Salad

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 20 mins

Pork Satay (Moo Satay) is marinated grilled pork on a skewer. This tender and aromatic appetizer is dipped in peanut sauce and served with a cucumber salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. PORK.
  2. Mix galangal, lemon grass, coriander, salt and cumin together. Add butter, condensed milk, turmeric and coconut milk. Stir well.
  3. Add sliced pork and mix thoroughly. Cover and let marinate for 1 hour.
  4. Skewer the meat strips lengthwise(reserving marinade)and grill on BBQ or electric grill set to medium until cooked through, brush occasionally with the remaining marinade and coconut milk.
  6. Soften dried chilies by soaking in water for 10 minutes then drain, chop and crush. Add shallots, garlic and salt and crush.Place on a mortar, add galangal, lemon grass an peanuts; grind all together.
  7. Heat coconut milk over low heat; add the ground mixture and stir well.
  8. Heat to low boil. Stir in tamarind juice, palm sugar and fish sauce. Mix well and remove from heat.
  10. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise then cut across into thin slices.
  11. Heat the vinegar, sugar, water and salt, stirring often until the sugar dissolves completely.
  12. Bring the mixture to a boil then remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  13. Add cucumber, shallots and chilis & mix just prior to serving.
  14. Place salad on a plate and arrange skewers on top. Serve with sauce on the side.