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Indian Butter Chicken

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Indian Butter Chicken

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  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp. ginger (freshly grated)
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 jalapeno (seeded and minced, I used half, the kids were eating this too)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 6 oz. tomato paste
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast (cut into small cubes)
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper (freshly grated)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • lime wedges
  • chopped cilantro
  • basmati rice (cooked, cook according to package directions and set aside)
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    Calories600Calories from Fat320
    Total Fat35g54%
    Saturated Fat18g90%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat320
    Total Carbohydrate32g11%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Re A 9 months ago
    very good. added extra garam marsala, made cilantro rice, subbed tomato paste w/ cornstarch/water. turned out great just didn't have all ingredients
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    Katia D. a year ago
    Thanks awesome my go to gut butter chicken
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    Taylor Wilson 3 years ago
    Tasted amazing! Kids loved it and it was easy to make!
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    Travis D. W. 3 years ago
    I altered some items and doubled the recipe. 1st I used a garlic and ginger mixed paste. 2nd I used ghee instead of butter. 3rd Put over steamed Kale not rice. (keto) Next time Ill butter and fresh garlic and ginger. I can tell that butter, fresh garlic and ginger would have made a better difference. The smell amd taste is awesome. The recipe is easy. Not sure what type of butter I should have used salted or unsalted and chicken broth salted or unsalted. Now for the messy photo. Should have taken it in my first bowl with the cilantro on it.
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    Deneen Bailey 3 years ago
    Turned out Amazing! Delicious!
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    amsler 3 years ago
    I doubled the recipe, I think the portion size is a bit smaller than what I normally make but it was very good!
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    Brian 4 years ago
    Delicious!!! Added 1 tsp fenugreek. Next time I would use 1 tsp less ginger and leave the jalapeno ribs and seeds for a little extra heat. Takes a minute but highly recommended!
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    Jessica Smith 4 years ago
    It was good. I don’t care for Indian food but my husband like it. He said that it should of had Greek yogurt or coconut milk, instead of whipping cream.. and a little more spice.
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    Patterson 4 years ago
    Delicious and simple perfect for a weeknight!
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    Jill R. 5 years ago
    Very good. Worth all the steps. Split half the sauce and added to the chicken, kept some to the side to make a vegetarian Budda bowl for me. Very tasty.
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    Katherine Wiley 5 years ago
    This was an easy recipe. As someone who loves Indian food, this wasn’t my favorite. I might play with things a little to let the chicken marinate in something a little more flavorful.
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    Veronica L. 5 years ago
    Perfect! Make just as the recipe says.
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    Laura N. 6 years ago
    This recipe is better than the local Indian Restaurant! It's very easy to make and WAY too easy to eat.