Try This Hidden Veg Chicken Satay- Fussy Eater Approved!

Hidden Vegetable Chicken Satay

Dr Kirsty Porter
This is a delicious & healthy family meal suitable for all including your fussy eater. A number of vegetables are blitzed and thus hidden in the sauce. Offer cooked vegetables alongside this to continue exposure to a variety of vegetables.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 5 adults


  • 1 large Carrot
  • 1 Peppers
  • 1 small Courgette
  • 1-2 Onions
  • 120 grams Mushrooms
  • 150 grams Cauliflower
  • 2 tsp Garlic minced such as cheat garlic
  • 3 tbsp Nut or Seed butter I used peanut
  • 2 tbsp Mild Curry Paste of choice
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 Juice of lime
  • 1 tin Coconut milk 400mls
  • 300 mls Vegetable stock
  • 1 tin Chickpeas Can omit & add 1 more chicken breast
  • 3 Large Chicken breasts
  • Chilli flakes, chopped nuts & coriander Optional for garnish


  • Measure out all the ingredients.
    Ingredients for chicken satay
  • Peel & dice all the vegetables (except mushrooms) into small pieces.
  • Heat the pan & add oil, garlic, curry paste, soy sauce, nut/seed butter & honey until well mixed & form a paste.
  • Then gradually add in the vegetable stock & mix until well mixed. Repeat with the coconut milk.
  • Then add in all the vegetables & stir well. Bring to the boil and cook on a high simmer for 15 minutes until the vegetables are soft.
  • Use a hand blender to blitz the sauce until completely smooth.
  • Add in the raw diced chicken and chickpeas and cook on a low simmer for 15-20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Boil the rice & extra vegetables such as broccoli once ready to do so.
    Food fun for chicken satay
  • Chop up some peanuts & coriander with chilli flakes for garnish if desired!
    Adult Chicken Satay
  • Serve & enjoy. See plated options as ideas for presentation with babies, children & adults.
    Family Dinner of Chicken Satay
  • For kids that don't like foods touching- the compartment plate helps you offer the meal in different formats that they are comfortable with.
    Chicken satay in compartment plate