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Peanut Sauce Lamb Satay

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 30 min.
Peanut butter and pineapple juice make a quick dipping sauce for savory lamb satay.


  • 1-1/4 pounds American Lamb bonless leg, well-trimmed
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice
  • 5 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • wood skewers soaked in water


  • Cut lamb into strips 1/4-inch thick, 3 inches long and 1-inch wide, and place in 2-quart glass baking dish; add lime juice and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Drain lamb strips. Thread strips on metal or wooden skewers.
  • To GrillCook over medium-hot coals. Grill 4 inches from coals for 6 to 7 minutes or until desired degree of doneness; turn frequently.
  • To broilPlace on broiler rack 4 inches from heat source. Broil 7 to 10 minutes or until desired degree of doneness; turn once. Drain pineapple chunks; reserve juice.
  • Peanut SauceIn small saucepan, combine peanut butter and pineapple juice. Cook and stir over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Thread several pineapple chunks on each skewer. Serve with peanut sauce.

Cooking Lamb: Lamb should be juicy and tender when cooked. Tender lamb cuts can be prepared using dry heat - roasting, broiling, grilling, pan-broiling and pan-frying. Less tender cuts are best prepared using moist heat - braising and stewing.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 340
  Calories from Fat 182 (54%)
(32%)Total Fat 21g
(36%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
(21%)Cholesterol 64mg
(5%)Sodium 122mg
(13%)Potassium 455mg
Total Carbohydrate 19g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 15g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(43%)Protein 21g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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