Homemade Butter Chicken

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Ana

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Difficulty

Medium ๐Ÿ‘
60
min.
Preparation
1
min.
Baking
180
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-5+
1ยฝ lbs chicken breasts
1 tbsp lemon (for marinating)
1 cup full-fat Greek yogurt (for marinating)
1ยฝ tbsp garlic (grated, for marinating)
1 tbsp ginger (grated, for marinating)
2 tsp garam masala (for marinating)
1 tsp turmeric (for marinating)
1 tsp ground cumin (for marinating)
1 tsp chili powder (for marinating)
1 tsp salt (for marinating)
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp butter
onion
1ยฝ tbsp garlic
1 tbsp ginger (grated)
1ยฝ tsp ground cumin
1ยฝ tsp garam masala
1 tsp ground coriander
28 oz canned crushed tomatoes
1 tsp chili powder
1ยฝ tsp salt
1ยฝ cups heavy cream
1 tbsp sugar

Utensils

  • pot
  • Step 1/7

    Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Place all the ingredientes in a blender, except the chicken, to get a smooth consistency. In a bowl, combine the chicken with the obtained mix for the chicken marinade. Let marinate for 30 minutes to an hour (or overnight if time allows)
    • 1ยฝ lbs chicken breasts
    • 1 tbsp lemon (for marinating)
    • 1 cup full-fat Greek yogurt (for marinating)
    • 1ยฝ tbsp garlic (grated, for marinating)
    • 1 tbsp ginger (grated, for marinating)
    • 2 tsp garam masala (for marinating)
    • 1 tsp turmeric (for marinating)
    • 1 tsp ground cumin (for marinating)
    • 1 tsp chili powder (for marinating)
    • 1 tsp salt (for marinating)

    Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Place all the ingredientes in a blender, except the chicken, to get a smooth consistency. In a bowl, combine the chicken with the obtained mix for the chicken marinade. Let marinate for 30 minutes to an hour (or overnight if time allows)

  • Step 2/7

    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • pot

    Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. When sizzling, add the chicken pieces in batches of two or three, making sure not to crowd the pan. Fry until browned for only 3 minutes on each side. Set aside and keep warm. (You will finish cooking the chicken in the sauce)

  • Step 3/7

    • 2 tbsp butter
    • onion

    Heat butter in the same pan. Fry the onions until they start to sweat (about 6 minutes) while scraping up any browned bits stuck on the bottom of the pan.

  • Step 4/7

    • 1ยฝ tbsp garlic
    • 1 tbsp ginger (grated)
    • 1ยฝ tsp ground cumin
    • 1ยฝ tsp garam masala
    • 1 tsp ground coriander

    Add garlic and ginger and sautรฉ for 1 minute until fragrant, then add ground coriander, cumin and garam masala. Let cook for about 20 seconds until fragrant, while stirring occasionally.

  • Step 5/7

    • 28 oz canned crushed tomatoes
    • 1 tsp chili powder
    • 1ยฝ tsp salt

    Add crushed or blended tomatoes, chili powder and salt. Let simmer for about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally until sauce thickens and becomes a deep brown red colour

  • Step 6/7

    • 1ยฝ cups heavy cream
    • 1 tbsp sugar

    Stir the cream, and sugar through the sauce. Add the chicken with juices back into the pan and cook for an additional 8-10 minutes until chicken is cooked through and the sauce is thick and bubbling

  • Step 7/7

    Serve with basmati rice and fresh homemade Naan bread!

    Serve with basmati rice and fresh homemade Naan bread!

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