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Indian Butter Chicken

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  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut into 1 inch cubes)
  • sauce
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 jalapeno pepper (finely chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium72% DV1720mg
    Fat57% DV37g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs8% DV24g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories520Calories from Fat330
    Total Fat37g57%
    Saturated Fat21g105%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat330
    Total Carbohydrate24g8%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C15%

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


    Siddell 3 months ago
    I enjoy spicy food, so this was wonderful.
    Carolyn Andre 3 months ago
    This is a great base recepie and the marinade is fire. I do suggest cubbing the chicken first before marinading over night, browninging them the next day, then tossing them in the marinade again before putting in the crock pot. This adds a bit more flavor rather than just spice.
    So delicious! Husband always raved about this dish called “butter chicken” from when he was stationed in Middle East. I surprised him with this recipe and he absolutely loved it! We ate it with store bought naan 👌🏽😋
    Teresa Breitenfeldt 4 months ago
    This was great! Spicy! I squeezed a lime wedge just before serving to counter the spice I contemplated only half a jalapeño while making it I may do that next time. Overall, a great dish!
    Shannon Warren 4 months ago
    So good! It was actually very easy to make. You have to marinate the chicken over night though so this isn’t a recipe you’ll be making for dinner tonight. ❤️
    Ann 4 months ago
    This was amazing! I doubled the recipe, but otherwise made it exactly as written. I made a very simple naan to go with this and served over basmati rice. Everyone in my family of five loved it, including the five year old and one year old. It looked and tasted like the butter chicken from our favorite Indian restaurant. By doubling the recipe we had three full meals from this. (Probably could have had four, but it was so good we overate...)
    Robin 4 months ago
    Perfectly spicy and melt in your mouth tender chicken. Threw a cupful of frozen peas into cooker at end of cook time because I wanted a one dish meal. Served over Jasmine brown rice. Loved loved loved!
    Mustafa Gamal 4 months ago
    it was too spicy, but it is good.
    Hajar Beraad 7 months ago
    Make this at least once a week. I do it in the skillet instead of the slow cooker. Turns out fabulous!
    Erin J. 8 months ago
    It was easy and delicious. I was afraid one jalapeño would make it too spicy but it was very mild and flavorful. We double the recipe and make this once a month.
    Matt Prom a year ago
    Made this yesterday and loved it!