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Butter Chicken


This butter chicken recipe is full of spice but mild and creamy enough that even the kids will enjoy eating it.

The ingredient of Butter Chicken

  • 1 1 2 tablespoons light olive oil
  • 600g chicken thigh fillets excess fat trimmed quartered
  • 20g butter
  • 1 brown onion cut into thick wedges
  • 2cm piece fresh ginger peeled shredded
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 x 7cm cinnamon stick see note
  • 2 teaspoons ground paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 185ml 3 4 cup passata tomato pasta sauce
  • 125ml 1 2 cup massel chicken style liquid stock
  • 150g green round beans
  • 2 tomatoes coarsely chopped
  • 80ml 1 3 cup thickened cream
  • 60ml 1 4 cup greek style yoghurt
  • 2 teaspoons cornflour
  • 25g 1 4 cup flaked almonds toasted
  • natural yoghurt extra to serve
  • fresh coriander sprigs to serve
  • saffron rice or steamed rice to serve

The Instruction of butter chicken

  • heat a wok over high heat add 1 tablespoon of oil and heat until smoking add half the chicken stir fry for 3 4 minutes or until golden transfer to a plate repeat with the remaining chicken reheating the wok between batches
  • heat the remaining oil and butter in the wok add the onion ginger and garlic cook stirring for 5 minutes or until onion softens add the cinnamon paprika ground coriander cumin garam masala and chilli powder and cook stirring for 30 seconds or until aromatic add the chicken and toss to coat
  • add the passata stock beans and tomato reduce heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through
  • combine the cream yoghurt and cornflour in a small bowl add to the wok and simmer for 2 minutes or until the mixture thickens
  • serve the curry with the almonds extra yoghurt fresh coriander and rice

Nutritions of Butter Chicken

fatContent: 466 05 calories
saturatedFatContent: 31 grams fat
carbohydrateContent: 12 grams saturated fat
sugarContent: 11 grams carbohydrates
fibreContent: 8 grams sugar
proteinContent: n a
cholesterolContent: 34 grams protein
sodiumContent: 154 milligrams cholesterol

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