Completely Keto Thai Peanut Satay

In the vibrant streets of Bangkok, where the air is thick with the tantalizing aromas of street food, Emma, a keto lifestyle blogger on a culinary journey, discovered the inspiration for the “Completely Keto Thai Peanut Satay.” Emma had always been fascinated by the rich flavors and diverse textures of Thai cuisine but found it challenging to indulge in many traditional dishes due to her strict keto diet. Determined to recreate the essence of Thai flavors in a keto-friendly way, she embarked on a culinary experiment that would bring a piece of Thailand into keto kitchens around the world.

After several visits to local markets, soaking in the sights and smells of fresh spices and herbs, Emma began to experiment with the classic Thai peanut satay, a dish beloved for its perfect balance of savory, sweet, and spicy flavors. She meticulously swapped out high-carb ingredients for keto-friendly alternatives, such as using natural, no-added-sugar peanut butter and creating a dipping sauce with Primal Kitchen mayonnaise to maintain the creamy texture without the added sugars.

The result was a succulent chicken satay, marinated in a blend of curry powder, cayenne pepper, and Himalayan salt, then grilled to perfection, offering a smoky char and tender bite. The dipping sauce, a creamy concoction with a hint of tang from the white vinegar, complemented the spiced chicken beautifully, while the garnish of fresh scallions added a burst of color and freshness.

Emma’s “Completely Keto Thai Peanut Satay” quickly became a hit among her blog followers, who were thrilled to enjoy the exotic flavors of Thai cuisine without breaking their keto commitments. It wasn’t just a recipe; it was a bridge between cultures, a testament to the adaptability of traditional dishes to fit modern dietary lifestyles, and a celebration of the global keto community’s creativity.

Completely Keto Thai Peanut Satay

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Keto Thai Peanut Satay
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Marinate for: 2 hours
Total Time: 19 minutes
Servings: 6 people


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup peanut better smooth natural no added sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1 tsp garlic fresh minced
  • 1.5 pounds chicken breasts skinless and boneless

Dipping Sauce


  1. Heat water, curry powder, and pepper. Reduce it down to 3/4 cup. Remove from stove.

    Pour the hot spice mixture into a bowl with the peanut butter, salt, and garlic.

    Stir the mixture until it's all combined. Set aside 1 cup of marinade for the dip.

    Now slice the chicken the long way into long strips (about 4 inches long).

    Marinate the chicken in a plastic bag in the marinade for two hours.

    Get some wooden skewers and insert them into each chicken piece.

    You can grill them for 2 minutes on each side or bake in a 350 oven for 9-10 minutes.

    Serve with marinade.

Marinade instructions.

  1. Combine reserved marinade, mayo, and vinegar. Top with scallions. Serve with chicken as a dipping sauce.

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