30 May 2018
Studio Pilates

Satay Chicken with Veggie ‘Rice’

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Thai
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4


Satay Sauce
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 small shallot onion (finely diced)
  • 3-4 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 4 heaped tbsp peanut butter (100% natural)
  • 1 splash fish sauce
  • 400 mL coconut milk (canned)
  • 1 lemon (juice)
Veggie 'Rice'
  • 2 cups of cooked quinoa (cook as per package directions)
  • 2 cups broccoli (riced)
  • 2 cups cauliflower (riced)
  • olive oil (extra virgin)
  • salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 400 grams chicken thighs (cut into 2cm pieces)
  • coconut oil (for frying)
  • fresh coriander (chopped, to serve)
  • spring onions (finely chopped, to serve)


  1. Pre-cook quinoa and set aside.
  2. Prepare the satay sauce. In a frying pan over low - medium heat saute shallots and garlic in coconut oil for a 1 - 2 minutes or until softened.
  3. Add peanut butter and stir to combine.
  4. Add fish sauce, coconut milk and 1/2 lemon juice and stir through until well combined. Add remaining lemon juice to liking.
  5. 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.
  6. Pan fry chicken thighs in coconut oil until cooked through.
  7. Pan fry broccoli and cauliflower rice in olive oil. Add a splash of water and cover. Stir regularly until tender. Stir through quinoa.
  8. Serve quinoa veggie rice onto plates and add with chicken. Top with satay sauce and finish with coriander and spring onions.


About Casey-Lee Casey-Lee Lyons is a naturopath, nutritionist, recipe developer and founder of Live Love Nourish. She is passionate about inspiring health and happiness through easy-to-understand nutritional and lifestyle advice. Casey-Lee’s refreshing approach to gluten, dairy and sugar-free nutrition has helped many people improve their health, increase energy, find their natural weight, improve gut and digestive health, balance hormones, heal cravings and more.  Instagram @livelovenourishaus  Facebook @livelovenourish
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