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Easy 30 Minutes Indian Butter Chicken

So much flavor cooked up in so little time. If you need a quick meal, this ones for you.
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What does Indian butter chicken taste like?

Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani) is a bite of tender cooked chicken, in a creamy sweet, yet mild sauce.

What’s in the butter chicken spice pack made of?

The main ingredient in a butter chicken recipe is spices, which include turmeric, chili powder, cumin, and garam masala.

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Easy Indian Butter Chicken Recipe

So much flavor cooked up in so little time. If you need a quick meal, this ones for you.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Meat Dishes
Allergy: Gluten Free, Nut Free, Sugar Free
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 234kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 packet butter chicken seasoning mix
  • 1 lb chicken breast cubed
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • oz tomato sauce 1 small can
  • 1 cup half & half or heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, heat up 2 Tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • To the skillet add 1 lb of cubed chicken and onion and stir fry for 6-8 minutes until the chicken is no longer pink.
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  • Add 1 package of butter chicken seasoning mix, 7oz tomato sauce, and 1 cup of half-and-half cream. Stir well.
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  • Continue cooking on medium low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes until the sauce is thickened.
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  • Serve with cooked basmati rice.
  • Garnish each plate with fresh parsley.

Notes

For a lighter recipe, substitute cream with ¾ cup of milk.

Nutrition

Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 337mg | Potassium: 560mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 387IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg

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