Sate Ayam – the Most Popular Indonesian Street Food

Originated from Java, Sate or Satay Ayam is a popular Indonesian street food dish of seasoned, skewered and then grilled or barbecued sliced chicken, served with a sauce made of peanut combined with sweet soy.




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Location Shooting
Depok, West Java, Indonesia

Did You Know?

Here are some known facts about this food – what it is, what’s inside, and what makes it the best.

Fact 1: What This Food Is
The satay is a marinated slice of chicken being staked around the skewers then grilled or barbecued over a charcoal fire.

Fact 2: What’s Inside the Food
Satay seller usually mix the chicken meat and the fat, and some people even like the fat better than the meat. If you’ve never tried chicken satay, then you are in for a treat.

Fact 3: What Makes the Food Best
Peanut satay sauce is a must for satay, made from roasted peanuts, palm sugar, tamarind, dried red chilies, garlic, and shallots. They are served with sweet soy sauce.

Original Name of the Food
Sate Ayam or Satay Ayam

Place of Origin: Indonesia
Region or State: Java

Associated National Cuisine
Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore

Known Variants
Sate Ambal, Sate Banjar, Sate Blora, Sate Kulit, Sate Madura (Madura satay), Sate Ponorogo (Ponorogo satay), Sate Taichan

Behind the Scenes

Know who worked behind-the-scenes, the camera equipments, the hardware, and the software.

Born in Depok, Indonesia, in 1983, Rahmat Soleh has been working in film and television industry more than over a decade. Now, he is a well-known senior camera man, shoots mainly with Sony FS7, and famous for taking action and fighting sequences.


Nasrul has been setting new standards as an author, photographer, editor, educator, and art director for nearly two decades. Currently Dean of the Department of Art and Photography, and Language and Linguistics at Light & Composition University, Before founding the Light & Composition University, from 2000 to 2007, Nasrul made 4 documentaries, 35 animated commercials, and more than one hundred high-end corporate websites.

Technical Details

DJI Osmo Pocket
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DJI Spark
DJI Mini 2
Insta360 GO 2
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max

Apple MacBook Pro M1

Apple Final Cut Pro X
Apple Motion
Apple Compressor
Insta360 Studio 2021

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