• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    One of the simplest of all Indian curries also happens to be one of the most popular in the world. Skip the take out and make Butter Chicken at home using this chef recipe. You can get everything you need from the supermarket, it's really easy and the sauce is so good that you will want it on tap!

    Ingredients

    • ½ cup plain yoghurt, full fat
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • 1 tsp tumeric powder
    • 2 tsp garam masala (Note 1)
    • ½ tsp chili powder or cayenne pepper powder (Note 2)
    • 1 tsp ground cumin
    • 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 1.5 lb / 750 g chicken thigh fillets, cut into bite size pieces
    • 1 tbsp vegetable oil or ghee (Note 3)
    • 1 cup tomato passata or puree (also known as Tomato Sauce in America) (Note 4)
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • 1¼ tsp salt
    • 1 cup cream (full fat or light) OR for a lighter version use ¾ cup light cream + ¼ cup milk (low fat) (I used this)
    • Rice
    • Coriander/cilantro (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2459 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 40.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 50.92%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 71 mg 23.79%
    • Sodium: 2904 mg 120.99%
    • Calcium: 2772 mg 277.17%
    • Potassium: 6230 mg 178.01%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 27 mg 147.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 497 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 31 g 123.29%
    • Sugar: 25 g
    • Protein: 103 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 24.1%
    • Vitamin C 764.92%
    • Vitamin D 12.13%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables93
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total10 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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