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Satay Chicken with Peanut Sauce


How about a little Satay Chicken with Peanut Sauce for dinner? My sister in law Kim loves Thai Food. Her mom lived in Thailand as a missionary before she was born, and she was raised on delicious Thai recipes. She’s cooked us several meals, and taken us to a few restaurants, and though I can’t say I’ve fully embraced all things Thai (not a slimy noodle fan) I do LOVE anything with peanut sauce or using coconut milk. I now associate those two ingredients with Thai food, and it’s what I look for when I’m eating out.

I thought I’d get a little adventurous in the kitchen with this last recipe, and look up a handful of recipes with those ingredients. I ended up creating my own little concoction, and I can say that I pretty much loved it–so did my kids–hooray!

This recipe is the final recipe for the H-E-B Meal Maker challenge with H-E-B and ConAgra FoodsIt was fun to be given one ingredient (this time, peanut butter), then asked to come up with a recipe with 7 ingredients today to make in under 30 minutes for busy families!

Satay Chicken with Peanut Sauce

For the chicken, it’s a simple marinade, then weave it onto the skewers (having first soaked the skewers in water for a bit so they won’t burn) then throw them on the grill to cook in under 10 minutes! The dipping sauce is made with peanut butter, coconut milk, lime juice, and brown sugar–what could be better?!? Here is the simple recipe with 7 ingredients (plus water).

Satay Chicken with Peanut Sauce
Recipe type: main dish, dinner
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Serves: 6
  • Chicken Marinade:
  • 12 Chicken tenders
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • 2 limes
  • ⅓ cup water
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. ginger (fresh if possible)
  • Peanut Sauce:
  • 13.5 can coconut milk
  • 4 T peanut butter
  • 1 lime
  • 1 T brown sugar
  1. Marinade chicken for 15 minutes, up to several hours for more flavor
  2. Put marinaded chicken tenders on wood skewers (soaked ahead of time if possible so they don’t get scorched)
  3. Grill chicken 5-7 minutes on each side
  4. Prepare Peanut Sauce by mixing 1 lime, 1 can of coconut milk, and 4 T peanut butter and cook in saucepan.
  5. Let sauce boil, then simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Serve chicken skewers with peanut sauce to dip.

To see my other recipes for the Meal Maker challenge, here is a little collage, find all the links HERE (open in new tab so you can still read below).

Disclosure: I have received compensation for participating in this contest.

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44 Peanut Butter and Jelly Recipes

I love a good Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich. It’s a classic, beloved flavor that never steers me wrong. In high school, I made one nearly every time I went to my best friend Natalie’s house–their bread, jam, peanut butter–just tasted like a slice of heaven to me. Now when I see them, her parents still ask if I want to come over for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

A few weeks ago I shared the peanut butter and jelly doughnut recipe I made, and I thought it would be fun to round up some fun pb&j recipes, check out the list of 44!  Look through them all, then tell me which one you are going to make first!

Peanut Butter and Jelly Recipes

peanut butter and jelly doughnut

 Peanut Butter and Jelly Doughnuts by Capturing Joy

#PB&J #Popcorn is SO GOOD, easy to make, and totally addictive! from

PB & J Popcorn by Something Swanky


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Gourdough’s Copycat Peanut Butter & Jelly Doughnut

I’m so excited to share my Gourdough’s Copycat Peanut Butter & Jelly Doughnut along with a fun doughnut blog hop and I included a little giveaway at the bottom of my post for you! Here is my doughnut: Gourdoughs copycat~peanut butter and jelly doughnut #doughnut #donut #peanutbutter A few weeks ago, I attended a food blogging conference in Austin, Texas, and met some amazing bloggers. Most of them share JUST food, while some others share a little bit of everything beyond food as well. All of them have fabulous blogs with beautiful pictures. While there, we sampled the local cuisine, and one little bakery swept us all away. The place is called Gourdough’s, and they have created some one-of-a-kind doughnuts that surpassed our expectations. I got to sample a bunch of Gourdough’s creations courtesy of PicMonkey at our PJ Party. A small group of us that met up at the conference thought it would be fun to each pick a doughnut from Gourdough’s to recreate and share a copycat recipe and have a little BLOG HOP. Here are the amazing copycat recreations: Gourdoughs Doughnuts Copcat Recipes To visit each of these sites and view their recipes, join the blog hop!

Want to check out some other Gourdough’s Doughnuts? Go see some of my friends today! From the picture above, they are in order from the top left corner looking left to right:

PB & J by Capturing Joy

Granny’s Pie by Crazy for Crust

Heavenly Hash by Something Swanky

The Carney (Apple Pie Doughnuts) by Shugary Sweets

The Flying Pig by The Novice Chef

Dirty Berry by Inside BruCrew Life

Bring the Heath by Mom on Timeout

Son of a Peach by Chef-in-Training

Mama’s Cake by The Domestic Rebel

The Mother Clucker by Oh Sweet Basil

Cherry Bombs by My Life as a Mrs.

The Funky Monkey by The Little Kitchen

The Baby Rattler by Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

Black Out Cupcakes {inspired by Gourdoughs} by Cookies & Cups

ODB by Sweet Treats and More

The Puddin’ by Lauren’s Latest

Naughty & Nice by Life’s Ambrosia

Miss Shortcake by Kevin & Amanda

Now, for the doughnut I recreated–the Peanut Butter and Jelly doughnut. It’s pretty simple, and oh so delicious! I served a tower full of them at my daughters breakfast in PJ’s birthday party. It was actually my VERY first time making homemade doughnuts! It was fun to do, and as I worked on the process, I shared an instagram picture, and so many people asked about the cutter I was using and pans, so I thought I’d offer a little giveaway of the tools I used and ingredients to make the peanut butter and jelly doughnuts. So keep scrolling down to enter. You can really use any ‘ole doughnut recipe as the base. doughnut cutter There is something about the perfectly cut circles in the dough that makes my heart happy! It was such a fun  process! making doughnutsdoughnuts risingpeanut butter and jelly doughnuts recipejelly filled peanut butter doughnuts

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Gourdough's Copycat Peanut Butter & Jelly Doughnut
Recipe type: dessert
Cuisine: american
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Serves: 18
Delicious doughnut recipe made as a copycat of Gourdough's gourmet. Topped with a peanut butter frosting and filled with jelly goodness.
  • 1 T yeast
  • ¼ cup warm water
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • ⅓ cup Crisco
  • 2 ½ cups All Purpose flour
  • 3 cups cake flour
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  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup jelly of your choice
  • 1.5 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips
  1. Put milk in a pan and bring to a boil, then immediately remove from heat to cool.
  2. In a small bowl, combine hot water and yeast.
  3. Let sit while rising, about 10 minutes.
  4. Combine the milk, sugar, salt, eggs, Crisco and the 2 ½ cups of All Purpose flour. Mix well, and then add yeast.
  5. After combined, add the additional 3 cups of cake flour.
  6. Mix on high for 3-5 minutes, until the dough is smooth.
  7. Cover the mixing bowl with plastic wrap and let rise at least an hour.
  8. Roll out dough onto a lightly floured surface about ½ inch in thickness.
  9. Cut doughnuts with cutter.
  10. Let them rise another 30 minutes.
  11. In a large heat 1 qt of vegetable oil to 350 degrees.
  12. Fry the doughnuts and doughnut holes just until golden brown, flip.
  13. Grab with tongs and place on paper towels.
  14. Dip in powdered sugar, cinnamon sugar, glaze, or make a topping.
  15. -----------------
  16. Make peanut butter frosting with peanut butter, powdered sugar, and milk. Mix the 3 until well blended.
  17. Use pastry tips to squeeze jelly into top of doughnut in a few spots
  18. Dip doughnuts into Peanut butter frosting
  19. Sprinkle with peanut butter chips
  20. Drizzle with jelly on top


jelly oozing doughnut Now for my little giveaway! If you’d like to make these same doughnuts, here are the tools with a giveaway!  You can also find the cutter, large baked doughnut pan, and small baked doughnut pan on Amazon (if you don’t happen to win. I used Jif Peanut Butter, Welch’s jam, and Reese’s peanut butter chips as well. The pans are from Wilton.doughnut making giveawaya Rafflecopter giveaway

A Collection of 21 Snickers Treats

Today is my hubby’s birthday, and when I was trying to think of a yummy treat to make for him, the idea of something SNICKERS sounded fun, because it is his all time favorite treat! I found so many mouth watering recipes, I had to share them. I think round-ups or collections are so fun, so I put another one together like the 37 White Chocolate Recipes I made last week, but with 21 Satisfying SNICKERS recipes!   In no particular order, here are a few recipes I thought looked delicious:

Snickers Pie by blogs babble

Snickers Milk Chocolate Caramel Peanut Candy French Macarons Cookies by 6 bittersweets

Snickers Icebox Cake by Bakers Royale

Snickers Cupcakes my baking addiction

Snickers Brownies by jaseys crazy daisy

Snickers Cheesecake Brownie by Bakers Royale

snickers salad at ericas bloggity blog

snickers popcorn by six sisters stuff

snickers homemade by how sweet treats

snickers caramel cheesecake cookies by picky palete

snickers cake at plain chicken

snickers bar cookie by salt and chocolate

snicker cookie bars by baked bree

peanut butter snickers cookie from a bountiful kitchen

mini peanut butter and snickers cheesecake by pass the plate blog

mouthgasmic brownies by not your mamas dinner

homemade snickers bar by sugar and charm blog

death by snickers bar at cookies and cups

Pretzel Bottom Snickers Blondies from Cookies & Cups via Todays Creative Blog

cookie pie by cookie bible

Chewy Chocolate Chip Snickers Cookies by BakersRoyale

I ended up baking the Pretzel bottom Snickers Blondies as well as the Chewy Chocolate Chip Snickers Cookies, and both were delicious!!! The kids and I surprised my hubby at his early morning seminary (youth bible study) class. More on that later;) Do you love Snickers, too?