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Butter Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Butter Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Butter Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by justme_alex

Makes 4 servings



Melt in your mouth butter chicken. So good I often eat it straight from the pot while standing in the kitchen

Recipe Ingredients for Butter Chicken

500 grams Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
500 grams Tomato Puree
50 grams Cashew Nuts, Dry Roasted
120 grams Yoghurt
1 tbsp Butter
0.25 cup Milk, Reduced Fat, Fluid, 2% Milkfat
1 tsp Turmeric, Ground
2 tsp Garam Masala
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Chili Powder
1 tsp Ginger, Ground
1 tsp Cinnamon, Ground
1 tbsp Lemon Juice, Canned Or Bottled

Recipe Directions for Butter Chicken

  1. Combine yoghurt, lemon juice and spices.

  2. Add chicken to this mixture and marinade for at least 1 hour (can be done the night before)

  3. Grind cashew to powder in blender.

  4. Melt butter in pan

  5. Add tomato puree

  6. Add chicken yoghurt mix

  7. Add cashews

  8. Simmer for 15 minutes

  9. Add milk

  10. Simmer for 10 more minutes

  11. Serve with rice and a side salad

Categories

Main Dish, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 319.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
311
Calories from Fat
108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.0g
18%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
267mg
11%
Potassium
133mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
20.5g
7%
Dietary Fiber
5.1g
20%
Sugars
7.5g
Protein
31.8g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 3% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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