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Baked Butter Chicken

 
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Similar to Chicken Tikka Masala this traditional Indian butter chicken recipe is one of the most popular curries at any Indian restaurant around the world. Butter Chicken is quite easy to make.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

40

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

500 grams chicken breasts
skinless, boneless
2 tablespoons butter
2 each onions
finely chopped
2 each garlic cloves
chopped
1 teaspoon ginger
grated
*
200 millilitres cream
150 millilitres tomato purée (passata)
*
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
*
1 teaspoon garam masala
*
1 tablespoon balti masala paste
*
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper

Directions

Pre heat oven to 375℉ (190℉).

Fry the onions, garlic and ginger in 1 tablespoon of butter until the onions are caramelized over meduim heat.

Add the garam masala spice mix and cayenne pepper and cook until aromatic; about 1 minute.

Add the remaining butter and permit it melt. Add the tomato purée, cream, salt and pepper. As soon as it starts to boil, reduce the heat so that the sauce will maintain a simmer.

Cover and leave to simmer for about 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, cut the chicken breasts into cubes approximately 1 inch (25mm) pieces, toss with olive oil and the balti masala paste and bake in the pre heated oven until cooked though, about 15 minutes.

Add the chicken to the sauce and simmer for a few minutes.

Serve with Basmati rice.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

sean

Nice one, everyone loves butter chicken, even those that don't like Indian food.

almost 11 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 244g (8.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 38447% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 155mg 52%
Sodium 451mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 82g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 9% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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