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Easy Butter Chicken

Easy Butter Chicken


Ingredients (2 people):
For the Marinade:

  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 3 tbsp plain yoghurt
For the Curry Sauce:

  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 cup of tomato purée
  • 1/2 cup dbl cream
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp salt
Other ingredients:

  • 2 chicken breasts, diced
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • Fresh coriander
Instructions:

  1. Mix all the marinade ingredients together. Mix in the chicken and set aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat pan with 1 tbsp olive oil and cook the marinated chicken until done. Then set aside.
  3. Add 3 tbsp of butter to pan and add shallots.
  4. After a few mins, add the garlic and ginger paste.
  5. Now add tomato purée, paprika, garam masala and salt. Mix well for a few seconds.
  6. Pour in the cream (and a splash of water if needed) and mix for another minute.
  7. Add the chicken back in and combine. Cook for another 3-4 minutes. Then add in the coriander. I served this dish with basmati rice and poppadoms.