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Butter Chicken

 
173

Traditional Indian style

Yield

4

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

45

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 190 deg cup (375℉) Fry the onions, garlic and ginger in 1 tablespoon of butter until the onions are caramelised over meduim heat. Add the garam masala and cayenne pepper and fry for 1 more minute Add the rest of the butter and let 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 simmer. Cover and leave to simmer for 20 min. Cut the chicken breasts into cubes of app. 25mm pieces, cover with olive oil and the balti masala paste and bake in the pre heated oven until cooked. (App 15 min.) Add the chicken to the sauce and simmer for 2 min. 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.

over 9 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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