Partridge Satay

Preparation

  • Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 4 partridge breasts
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 2cm piece of ginger, grated
  • 2 sticks of lemongrass chopped
  • 1tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves shredded
  • 1tbsp soy sauce
  • Peanut sauce:
  • 2 birds eye chilli finely chopped
  • 5 shallots finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • ½ tsp shrimp paste
  • 1tbsp sunflower oil
  • 150ml coconut milk
  • 2tbsp palm sugar
  • 150g peanuts roasted and chopped
  • 1tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 juice of lime

Instructions

  1. Cut each breast into 3 strips.
  2. Combine the other ingredients and marinade the strips for a minimum of 30 mins.
  3. Heat a grill pan.
  4. In a food processor combine the shallots, garlic, chilli, shrimp paste, oil and sugar.
  5. In a frying pan gently fry the resulting paste for 4-5 minutes, stirring to stop it sticking.
  6. Add the coconut milk and bring to the boil then add the peanuts.
  7. Cook until thickened then add the soy and the lime juice.
  8. Skewer the partridge meat and grill for 1-2 minutes each side.
  9. Serve immediatley with the sauce.