• prep: 5 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 5 min
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  • Summary

    Indian Butter Chicken – An EASY, ONE-POT recipe for a classic Indian favorite!! Juicy, BUTTERY chicken simmered in a CREAMY tomato-based sauce! Next time you’re craving Indian food, you can make it yourself in 30 minutes!!

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup unsalted butter (1/2 stick + 1 stick), divided
    • 1 large sweet Vidalia or yellow onion
    • about 1.50 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, diced into bite-sized pieces
    • 3 to 5 cloves garlic, finely minced or pressed
    • 2 tablespoons garam masala
    • 1 tablespoon cumin
    • 1 tablespoon turmeric
    • 1 tablespoon ground ginger or 1+ tablespoon fresh ginger, finely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
    • 1 cup heavy whipping cream (see Notes below)
    • one 8-ounce can tomato sauce (I used no-salt added; see Notes below)
    • basmati rice (or your favorite rice) for serving
    • about 1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves, or to taste for garnishing

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 361 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 38.61%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 72.64%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 151 mg 50.2%
    • Sodium: 562 mg 23.43%
    • Calcium: 72 mg 7.18%
    • Potassium: 540 mg 15.43%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 15.4%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 6 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.76%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 28 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 20.71%
    • Vitamin C 2.6%
    • Vitamin D 9.73%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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