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Butter Chicken

High Protein Butter Chicken

Here’s a receipt of one the most famous dish attributed worldwide, packed full of flavor and spice, this high protein butter chicken is the ultimate comfort food that you will enjoy.

This recipe includes simmering chicken in a rich creamy and buttery tomato sauce. In it, you add in some spices easily available at your home, that will enhance the taste of your curry and give it a more aromatic flavor.

Though there are many ways to make butter chicken recipe this version gives you a high protein, healthy way to cook one of the most popular yet tasty curries. Its taste is unforgettable and always makes you want to go back for more. 

Here’s how to make this high-protein butter chicken.

Butter Chicken Ingredients

For this recipe you will need:-

  • 600g diced chicken breast
  • 1 Tsp paprika
  • 1 Tsp turmeric 
  • 1 Tsp garam masala
  • 1 Tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tsp salt
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves 
  • 15g crushed fresh ginger
  • 100g low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 20g light butter
  • ½ onion sliced
  • 400g blended tomatoes 
  • 40g low-fat Greek yogurt 
  • 20 ml light cream 
  • Fresh coriander

How to make butter chicken?

You can make this mouthwatering recipe in 4 easy steps.

  • Marinate the chicken:- Take 600g diced chicken breast and add in the spices. You will need 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp turmeric, 1 tsp garam masala, 1 tsp black pepper, and 1 tsp salt. The good thing about this step is that these spices are readily available at your home and you do not have to go out to get them. Also, add in 3 crushed garlic cloves and 15g crushed ginger. Give it all a good mix so that the spices fully dissolve in the chicken.
  • Prepare the chicken:- For the next step you have to take the marinated chicken and cook it on high heat till it gets done and all the moisture evaporates. Remember not to overcook it. Set it aside and prepare the gravy.
  • Prepare the gravy:- In a pan add 20g light butter, ½ onion, same seasonings as before. Fry the onions till they become golden brown. Next, add 400g blended tomatoes and 40g low-fat Greek yogurt and mix it all. Blend all these ingredients till a smooth mixture forms.
  • Mix it all:- Add the mixed paste back into the pan, turn the heat low, and add the chicken. Mix and simmer all the ingredients for 3-5 minutes as required. Your butter chicken is ready, add 20 ml light cream and coriander on top of it and enjoy it with naan or rice.
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