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Butter Chicken Recipe

Butter Chicken
Butter Chicken
Classic Indian dish with a rich creamy sauce

Chicken Recipe Ingredients

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  • ½ c greek yoghurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 ½ lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs, diced
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 tbs butter
  • 1 onion, thickly sliced
  • 1 can (14 oz) tomato puree
  • ½ c chicken stock
  • ½ c thickened cream

Chicken Recipe Instructions

  1. Add the yoghurt, garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander, garam masala and chilli powder in a bowl.
  2. Add the chicken to the bowl, coat thoroughly and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  3. Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet.
  4. Add the onion and cook for a few minutes until softened.
  5. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook for about 5 minutes or until it starts to brown.
  6. Pour the puree and stock into the skillet.
  7. Cover the skillet and bring to a boil.
  8. Reduce the heat to a low simmer for about 10 minutes as the chicken cooks through and the sauce thickens.
  9. Stir in the cream and simmer for a few more minutes until all heated through.
  10. Serve with your choice of sides.