If you're a barbecue or outdoor grill fanatic, and are looking for something different and unique, then nothing fits better than satay. This is a Southeast Asian dish consisting of some pieces of meat, either lamb, chicken, beef, or pork, grilled on a skewer and served with a spiced sauce, usually a peanut sauce. The origins of satay may be Java, Sumatra, or Indonesia, where it's very popular. Indonesians have a variety of satays, and they are commonly sold by street vendors; and the meats used may range from mutton, to rabbit, to squid.
Below is a typical recipe for grilled chicken satay. If you prefer, pork tenderloins can be used. Just cut them into 1-inch cubes and follow recipe directions Another piece of trivia: some experts state that the word "satay" is derived from the Minnan-Chinese words sa tae bak ("three pieces of meat").