Butter "Chicken" (Tofu)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 339.7
  • Total Fat: 19.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 29.0 mg
  • Sodium: 711.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 19.3 g

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Introduction

I don't like buying pre-packaged foods so set out to try to figure out how to make my own butter chicken sauce. Ended up coming up with with this recipe by combining a bunch of info and various recipes I found. I don't know how "authentic" it is, but it sure tastes good :) I don't like buying pre-packaged foods so set out to try to figure out how to make my own butter chicken sauce. Ended up coming up with with this recipe by combining a bunch of info and various recipes I found. I don't know how "authentic" it is, but it sure tastes good :)
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    3 tbsp butter
    3 tbsp coconut oil
    6 cloves garlic, pressed/crushed
    2 large onions, diced

    2 cans tomato paste (156ml cans)
    1 can evaporated milk (370ml can)
    1.5 cups 1% milk

    1 tbsp sugar
    2 tsp salt
    2 tsp smoked paprika
    2 tsp ginger
    2 tsp curry powder
    1.5 tsp red chili pepper flakes
    1.5 tsp cumin
    1.5 tsp coriander
    .5 tsp cinnamon

    2 blocks tofu, cubed

Directions

1) Heat butter and coconut oil in a large skillet over medium head. Add crushed garlic and diced onions. Fry until onions begin to turn translucent, about 5 min.

2) Mix together sugar, salt and all spices in a small bowl, set aside.

3) Add tomato paste, milk and evap milk to onions in frying pan. Stir until well combined. Add spices and stir again to combine. Add cubed tofu and stir until coated.

4) Simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes, stirring occassionaly. Continue to simmer uncovered another 10-15 minutes, stirring occassionaly, until desired consistency is reached.

Can be served alone, over rice or with Naan bread (rice & Naan not included in nutritional info).

Serving Size: Makes 8 meal-sized servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user 13KAY13.

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