Easy Indian Butter Chicken Recipe

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Here is a delicious and easy recipe I found that has wonderful flavors that are tasty, exciting to your senses and healthy for you.  I would recommend replacing the rice with either Wild Rice, Quinoa, or steamed vegetables!

Easy Indian Butter Chicken
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Submitted By: mn
Photo By: Liliana
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 1 Hour
Servings: 6
“This creamy curry Indian butter chicken recipe combines ethnic spices with simple ingredients like onion, butter, and tomato sauce for a tasty dish.”
Ingredients:
1 cup butter, divided
1 onion, minced
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
3 cups heavy cream
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken
breast, cut into bite-sized chunks
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons tandoori masala

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Melt a few tablespoons of butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in onion and garlic, and cook slowly until the onion caramelizes to a dark brown, about 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile melt the remaining butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat along with the tomato sauce, heavy cream, salt, cayenne pepper, and garam masala. Bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to medium-low; cover, and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Then stir in caramelized onions.
  4. While the sauce is simmering, toss cubed chicken breast with vegetable oil until coated, then season with tandoori masala and spread out onto a baking sheet.
  5. Bake chicken in preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, about 12 minutes. Once done, add the chicken to the sauce and simmer for 5 minutes before serving.

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