Butter Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 226.7
  • Total Fat: 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.9 mg
  • Sodium: 150.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 29.8 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    2-3 Chicken Breasts - Sliced into Squares
    1 Large onion - Diced
    2 Cups Diced Tomatoes
    2 tsp Margarine
    1/4 C Fat Free Plain Yogurt
    1/4 C Water
    1 Tbsp Tandoori powder
    1 Tbsp Curry powder


1. In a large frying pan over medium heat melt margarine and add diced onions. Let cook for 2-3mins.
2. In a mixing bowl whisk together Yogurt, water and spices.
3. Add can of tomatoes and yogurt mix to frying pan. Let cook for about 5 mins. Add diced chicken breast. Bring entire mixture up to a boil and reduce heat to medium and let simmer for about 20 min.
4. Serve over brown rice or on a bed of romaine lettuce for a nice butter chicken salad.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user STROULGER.

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This wasn't bad, but wasn't what I was expecting. The flavor of the sauce was good, but it was entirely too runny. If I made again, I would omit the 1/4 c. water and use 2 tbsp tomato paste instead of the diced tomatoes - I think that would help the sauce be thicker. A good concept though! - 3/17/08

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  • became 2 runny may be omit water but still delicious - 5/21/08

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  • this is one of the most incredibly delicious recipes, chicken or otherwise that I have ever tasted!! It's going to be a regular in our household!! - 1/17/08

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  • I would like to make this, but the directions are missing.... - 1/4/08

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  • where are the directions?? would love to make this. - 1/3/08

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