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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 288.7
  • Total Fat: 13.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 106.9 mg
  • Sodium: 225.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 31.0 g

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Authentic Butter Chicken

Submitted by: JANNERS1980
Authentic Butter Chicken

Introduction

I would love to take credit for this recipee but it belongs to my friend Jen who usues authentic spices directly from India, you can however purchase these spices at a specialty Indian store in your area. I would love to take credit for this recipee but it belongs to my friend Jen who usues authentic spices directly from India, you can however purchase these spices at a specialty Indian store in your area.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    chicken marinade:
    ~3 chicken breast - no bone/skin cut into cubes
    ~1/4 tsp salt
    ~6 tbsp plain low fat yogurt
    ~1 tsp tandoori powder
    **Marinate chicken for 24 hours**

    Butter Chicken sauce:
    ~2 medium onions diced
    ~2 tbsp butter
    ~1/2 tsp tumeric
    ~1/2 tsp Indian chili powder
    ~3-4 crushed corriander seeds
    ~1/2 tsp garam maslal powder
    ~3 tbsp tomato paste
    ~1.25 cups of light cream
    ~1 tbsp garlic minced
    ~1 tbsp ginger minced

Directions

*marinate chicken in marinade for at least 24 hours*
~bake chicken in oven at 400 degrees F for 30 mins, then set aside
~add 1/2 of butter to deep dish frying pan on medium heat
~add onions and cook until golden brown then set aside
~melt the rest of the butter
~add crushed corriander seeds and cook for about 4-5 mins
~add garlic and ginger root and cook 5-8 mins
~add tumeric, chilli, garam masala & simmer 2 mins
~add onions, mix well
~add tomatoe paste and cream, mix well
~add salt and pepper to taste
~add cooked chicken last and cook dish for extra 10 minutes on a low simmer, stirring often.....serve over Basmatti rice

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JANNERS1980.






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