Simple Indian Butter Chicken Dish

butter chicken

Ingredients

    • 1 pkg of butter chicken seasoning mix
    • 1 lb chicken breast
    • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 1 can tomato sauce (7.5 oz)
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    • 1 cup half and half or cream (for a lighter recipe, substitute cream with ¾ cup of milk)

 

Butter Chicken Ingredients

Directions:

  • In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken and onion and stir fry for 6-8 minutes until the chicken is no longer pink.

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  • Add butter chicken seasoning mix, tomato sauce, and cream. Stir well.
  • Continue cooking on medium low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes until the sauce is thickened.

Thickening Butter Chicken

  • Serve with cooked basmati rice.
  • Garnish each plate with fresh parsley.

Garnished Butter Chicken

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Simple Indian Butter Chicken Dish

Simple Butter Chicken

Course dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5
Calories 233 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 packet butter chicken seasoning mix
  • 1 lb chicken breast chopped
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 7 ½ oz tomato sauce (1 can)
  • 1 cup half and half or heavy whipping cream

Instructions
 

  • In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken and onion and stir fry for 6-8 minutes until the chicken is no longer pink.
    Simple Indian Butter Chicken Dish
  • Add butter chicken seasoning mix, tomato sauce, and cream. Stir well.
  • Continue cooking on medium low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes until the sauce is thickened.
    Simple Indian Butter Chicken Dish
  • Serve with cooked basmati rice.
  • Garnish each plate with fresh parsley.
    Simple Indian Butter Chicken Dish

Notes

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

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Simple Butter Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 233 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 76mg25%
Sodium 349mg15%
Potassium 571mg16%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 383IU8%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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