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butter chicken

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For butter chicken

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2
    boneless skinless chicken cut into small chunks
  • 1 md
    onion diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    ginger grated
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1
    14 oz can diced tomatoes undrained
  • 2 tsp
    garam masala
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 c
    plain greek yogurt room temp
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • basmati rice and naan for serving

How To Make butter chicken

  • 1
    Add the oil to a large skillet. Add the chicken and brown for 3 minutes. Remove to a plate and set aside. Add the onion and cook until softened. Add the garlic and ginger and cook 1 minute.
  • 2
    Add the chili powder, and cinnamon. and cook 1 minute. Add the chicken back to the pan and add the tomatoes and tomato paste. Bring to a simmer and simmer until chicken is cooked. Reduce heat to low.
  • 3
    Stir in the Garam Masala, yogurt, and cream. Stir and cook until warmed through. Serve with Basmati rice and naan

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