Sate (Satay)

Sate or satay or sometimes written satai is food made ​​from pieces of meat (chicken, goats, sheep, cows, pigs, fish, etc.) are cut into small pieces, and pinned with satay puncture is usually made ​​of bamboo, then burnt using charcoal embers. Sate is then presented with a variety of seasonings (depends on satay recipe variations). 
Sate known from Java, Indonesia, but the sate is also popular in Southeast Asian countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Thailand. Satay is also popular in the Dutch-influenced cuisine of Indonesia which was once a colony. Japanese version is called yakitori. 
Satay recipes and how to manufacture a wide range of dependent variations and recipes of each region. Almost all types of meat can be made sate. As the country origin of satay, Indonesia has a rich satay recipe variations, see the list of satay. 

Usually the satay sauce. This sauce can be soy sauce, peanut sauce, or the other. To sate the duck pond full menu is satay, peanut sauce or sweet spices spicy seasoning (according to taste) and slices of tomato and cucumber. Then sate eaten with warm rice or, if in some areas served with rice cake. Sate sometimes eaten with rice cake.
Sate allegedly created by the street food trade in Java around the beginning of the 19th century, based on the fact that satay was popularized in the early 19th century, along with the increasing number of immigrants from Arabia to Indonesia. It is also the reason for the popularity of the use of goat and sheep meat as an ingredient sate favored by people of Arab descent.
Figure merchant traditional Javanese sate around in the era of the Dutch East Indies.

According to the material type of meat skewers
satay chicken, satay pufferfish, satay lamb, scallop satay, satay bat (made ​​of buffalo meat), kebabs flies (made ​​from mutton or chicken), sate lembat, pins satay, beef satay, shrimp satay, pork satay, satay rabbit, young egg satay, sate torpedo, pork satay, sate jamu, turtle satay, satay snail, snake satay
By region 
Banjar satay, satay Betawi, Blora satay, sate Madura, Maranggi satay, satay Matang, Padang satay, satay Ponorogo, Tegal satay, beef satay typical Ungaran, vines sate (satay monkey)