A flavour filled, easy chicken dinner idea the family will love. This gluten free and healthy satay chicken is served on a veggie packed rice alternative.

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Dietary Notes:

This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, egg free and soy free.

Satay Chicken with Veggie Quinoa 'Rice'

A flavour filled, easy chicken dinner idea the family will love. This gluten free and healthy satay chicken is served on a veggie packed rice alternative.
Keyword Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, No Added Sugar, Preservative Free, Soy Free
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 small shallot onion, finely diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic , crushed
  • 4 heaped tbsp 100% natural peanut butter
  • Splash fish sauce
  • 400mL canned coconut milk
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cups riced broccoli
  • 2 cups riced cauliflower
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa or brown rice
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 400 g chicken thighs (cut into 2cm pieces)
  • Coconut oil for frying
  • Fresh coriander, chopped to serve
  • Sprin g onions, finely chopped to serve


  • Pre-cook quinoa and set aside. 
  • Prepare the satay sauce. In a frying pan over low - medium heat sauté shallots and garlic in coconut oil for a 1 - 2 minutes or until softened. Add peanut butter and stir to combine.Add fish sauce, coconut milk and 1/2 lemon juice and stir through until well combined. Add remaining lemon juice to liking. Reduce heat and gently stir until thick and creamy or consistency to liking is achieved. Keep warm and set aside. Adjust lemon and seasoning to liking. 
  • Pan fry chicken thighs in coconut oil until cooked through. 
  • Pan fry broccoli and cauliflower rice in olive oil. Add a splash of water and cover. Stir regularly until tender. Stir through quinoa. 
  • Serve quinoa veggie rice onto plates and add with chicken. Top with satay sauce and finish with coriander and spring onions. 



Notes: The satay sauce makes extra which you can freeze for future use.

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