Pork Satay with Pineapple Sauce

Sate Babi

Preparation info
  • Makes


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in
The Food of Singapore: Simple Street Food Recipes from the Lion City

By Djoko Wibisono

Published 2015

  • About

Skewers of seasoned meat or chicken grilled over charcoal is one of Singapore’s most popular dishes. This local Chinese version is made with pork and served with a rich peanut sauce flavoured with crushed pineapple.


  • 500 g (1 lb) pork fillet, cut into bite-sized cubes
  • 18 bamboo skewers


  1. Prepare the Pineapple Satay Sauce by following the instructions.
  2. To make the Marinade, grind all the ingredients in a mortar or blender, adding the oil to keep the blades turning. Rub the Marinade into the pork cubes and set aside to marinate for 2 hours. In the meantime, soak the skewers in cold water to prevent them from bur