Lisa Guy’s Almond Chicken Satay

Almond Chicken Satay Skewers with Rainbow Salad

This meal is jam-packed with protein to help keep blood sugar levels balanced, as well as tryptophan, an amino acid required for melatonin production to help you sleep. It also supplies you with plenty of zinc required for reproductive and immune health, vitamin B12 important for healthy nerve and brain function, along with some bone strengthening calcium.
Makes: 6 skewers


Rainbow Salad


Almond Chicken Satay Skewers with Rainbow Salad

By: Lisa Guy

This meal delicous and jam-packed with protein to help keep blood sugar levels balanced.


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  • Satay sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Zest & juice 1 lime
  • ⅓ cup almond butter
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tsp ginger, grated
  • ¼ cup coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 small red chilli or 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp raw honey
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • 1 shallot
  • Pinch sea salt & pepper
  • Extra ingredients
  • 6 wooden skewers
  • 500g chicken breasts, organic if possible, cut into large cubes


  • Soak wooden skewers for at least 30 mins in water.
  • Place all sauce ingredients in a food processor and pulse until you have a smooth, well-combined sauce. If your satay sauce is too thick, add some water. Pour into a small bowl and set aside.


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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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