Easy Butter Chicken (GlutenĀ Free)

May 30, 2020
1 Ratings
Photo by Off The Wheaten Path
  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 35 minutes
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

Enjoy the flavous of India in this Easy Butter Chicken recipe. Creamy and smooth with a hint of spice. Served over Basmati Rice for a Gluten Free treat! —Off The Wheaten Path

What You'll Need
  • 2 tablespoons Coconut Oil
  • 1 cup Onion, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 pound Chicken Breast, cut into 1" pieces
  • 4 tablespoons garam masala or curry powder
  • .5 teaspoons chilli powder
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • .25 cups plain yogurt
  • 1 cup cooking cream or evaporated milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cilantro for garnish
  1. In a large skillet heat coconut oil over medium high until shiny. Add the onions and saute for about 3 minutes until softened.
  2. Add the butter, let melt completely, then add the garlic and ginger. Stir to combine with the onions, then add the chicken and cook until done. (about 5-7 minutes)
  3. Next stir in the curry powder, chilli power, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper until well combined with the chicken.
  4. Remove from heat, add the tomato paste, tomato sauce, lemon juice, yogurt, and milk. Stir to combine until well incorporated with the chicken.
  5. Return to the heat, let come to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and cook covered for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until sauce has thickened and slightly reduced.
  6. Once done, remove from heat, season with salt if needed, then serve over Basmatti rice with a sprinkle of cilantro or Shaodon Beni and chilli flakes to garnish.

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