• prep: 3 hr
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 4 hr
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  • Summary

    Tender, creamy butter chicken marinated in yogurt and cooked with plenty of onions and mild spices for a comforting Indian-American dish at home.

    Ingredients

    • 3-4 pounds boneless chicken thighs
    • 2½ cups full-fat plain yogurt (or sour cream, if you like it tangy)
    • juice of 2 lemons
    • 2 tablespoons garam masala
    • 2 tablespoons ground turmeric
    • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon chili powder or cayenne pepper
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • ¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter
    • 2 onions, finely chopped
    • 6 cloves garlic, finely minced or grated on a microplane
    • 1 jalapeño pepper, finely minced
    • 1 knob ginger, finely minced or grated on a microplane
    • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
    • a small pinch ground cinnamon (less than ? teaspoon)
    • 1 15-ounce can crushed tomatoes
    • ½ cup chicken stock
    • 1¼ cup heavy cream
    • fresh cilantro and red pepper flakes, for garnish

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 763 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 66 g 102.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 39 g 194.36%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 288 mg 96%
    • Sodium: 607 mg 25.27%
    • Calcium: 114 mg 11.35%
    • Potassium: 162 mg 4.61%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.48%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 10 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.5%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 35 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 56.44%
    • Vitamin C 9.71%
    • Vitamin D 9.63%
    • * 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 - Fat12
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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