Sate. The word means “triple stacked” Originated possibly in Indonesia. Satay is very popular in Asia, Malaysia and Holland. A close comparison is the yakitori from Japan. Satay is known also as shish kabobs. Satay generally consists of chunks or slices of meat, placed on bamboo skewers. The meat is grilled over charcoal or wood fire. Turmeric is often used as a spice for its color. Types of meat used may include beef, pork, venison, chicken or seafood. It is paired up well with peanut sauce or peanut gravy. Pork satay is best served with pineapple sauce.