February 25, 2019

Indian Butter Chicken

Hellloo indian butter chicken! So many spice goodies and can all be done in one pan! This dish is such an easy dinner meal that can be whipped in no time – it can also be meal prepped and re-warmed for the next night. Serve with your favorite yogurt sauce and some basmati rice.

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Indian Butter Chicken

Indian Butter Chicken

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  • 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cubed
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4-5 minced garlic
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2-3 crushed cardamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 5-6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream


  • Cube your chicken and make your marinade by mixing with lemon, yogurt, salt, garlic, ginger and oil. next in a pan, grill your chicken with butter + oil until cooked through, remove from pan and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add garam masala, garlic, chili powder, cardamon, salt, cumin and turmeric, stir for 1-2 minutes until all the flavors combine. add more butter, once melted, add your tomato paste, add water to thin out.
  • Add your heavy cream and then add your cooked chicken back in. Stir until combined, plate + serve with rice.
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  1. The recipe says to make the marinade, but never tells you what to do with it. Assuming you marinate the chicken, but for how long?

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