Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken Tikka Masala
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Butter Chicken
A variant of chicken tikka masala, butter chicken is a gateway dish to those unfamiliar with the warm spicy flavors of Indian food. The techniques are simple and the complex, delicious results belie the easy preparation. The ingredient list seems long, but most of it is spice.
Butter Chicken
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A variant of chicken tikka masala, butter chicken is a gateway dish to those unfamiliar with the warm spicy flavors of Indian food. The techniques are simple and the complex, delicious results belie the easy preparation. The ingredient list seems long, but most of it is spice.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4servings 20minutes 1hour
Servings Prep Time
4servings 20minutes
Cook Time
1hour
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. ChickenButter Chicken Tikka Masala Ingredients
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread chicken into a single layer. Roast for 20 minutes. Meanwhile make the butter sauce.Butter Chicken Roasting the Chicken
Butter Sauce
  1. In a Dutch oven, heat the coconut oil over medium heat. Add onion and sauté for five minutes. Add the cashew butter and stir until melted. Add tomatoes and everything else EXCEPT the cream, butter and cilantro. Bring to simmer, lower heat until just a few bubbles appear on the surface and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Add the chicken and juices, cream and butter and simmer until heated through, about 10 minutes. Serve with rice (or cauliflower rice), garnished with cilantro.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Butter Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 722 Calories from Fat 495
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 55g 85%
Saturated Fat 26g 130%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Cholesterol 227mg 76%
Sodium 1755mg 73%
Potassium 456mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 8g
Protein 40g 80%
Vitamin A 11%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 15%
Iron 31%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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One Response to Butter Chicken

  1. Ghee Whizz September 18, 2015 at 2:04 pm #

    I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

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