Paleofied Chicken Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 560.9
  • Total Fat: 41.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 150.4 mg
  • Sodium: 273.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 39.7 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    12 oz cubed chicken breast
    1/2 diced red onion
    1-2 tbsp. coconut oil
    1/4 cup tomato sauce
    1/4 cup diced tomatoes (with juice)
    1/2 cup coconut milk
    1-2 tsp minced garlic
    1 tbsp. garam masala
    1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    1/2 tsp chili powder
    3 tbsp. Kerrygold butter


In a large skillet, sautee the onion in coconut butter until translucent. Turn heat down to low & add the tomatoes, garlic, and spices. Stir until well combined.
Turn the heat up a little and add the coconut milk. Stir together over a medium heat until starting to thicken.
Add the chicken and simmer, stirring occasionally, until chicken is cooked.
Remove from heat and stir in butter.

Serve over "riced" cauliflower cooked with a bit of saffron!

Serving Size: 2 servings

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  • I love Indian food! This sounds great - I'm saving it to try later. Thanks for sharing! - 3/26/13

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