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Butter Chicken

 
One serving costs about $2.26

$2.26 per serving

3 people like this recipe

3 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,gluten free Indian,Asian
spoonacular Score:46%

Spoonacular Score: 46%

 

Butter Chicken is an Indian recipe that serves 4. Watching your figure? This gluten free recipe has 659 calories, 11g of protein, and 58g of fat per serving. For $2.26 per serving, this recipe covers 22% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe is liked by 3 foodies and cooks. Head to the store and pick up , , canned tomatoes, and a few other things to make it today. It is brought to you by Foodista. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly roughly 45 minutes. With a spoonacular score of 45%, this dish is solid. Chicken Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken), Makhani Chicken (Indian Butter Chicken), and No-Butter Butter Chicken are very similar to this recipe.

Gruener Veltliner, Riesling, and Sparkling rosé are my top picks for Butter Chicken. The best wine for Indian food will depending on the dish, of course, but these picks can be served chilled and have some sweetness to complement the spiciness and complex flavors of a wide variety of traditional dishes. The Laurenz V Singing Gruner Veltliner with a 4.4 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 16 dollars per bottle.

Laurenz V Singing Gruner Veltliner

A very attractive fruit bouquet yields apple, peach and citrus aromas along with a typical Veltliner spiciness and a touch of white pepper. The soft and juicy palate is supported by fine acidity. It sings on the palate!

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
4  skinless boneless chicken thighs
skinless boneless chicken thighs
2 cups
2 cups buttermilk
buttermilk
2 cloves
2 cloves garlic
garlic
1 tsp
1 tsp salt
salt
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps black pepper
black pepper
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cayenne pepper
cayenne pepper
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps ground coriander
ground coriander
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps cumin
cumin
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps cardamom
cardamom
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp oil
oil
1 small
1 small onion
onion
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps butter
butter
2 tsps
2 tsps lemon juice
lemon juice
2 tsps
2 tsps ginger
ginger
2
2  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
2 tsps
2 tsps garam masala
garam masala
1
1  bay leaf
bay leaf
1 can
1 can canned tomato sauce
canned tomato sauce
1 can
1 can diced canned tomatoes
diced canned tomatoes
1 pts
1 pts whipping cream
whipping cream
1 bunch
1 bunch cilantro
cilantro
4  skinless boneless chicken thighs
4
skinless boneless chicken thighs
2 cups buttermilk
2 cups
buttermilk
2 cloves garlic
2 cloves
garlic
1 tsp salt
1 tsp
salt
0.5 tsps black pepper
0.5 tsps
black pepper
0.5 tsps cayenne pepper
0.5 tsps
cayenne pepper
0.25 tsps ground coriander
0.25 tsps
ground coriander
0.25 tsps cumin
0.25 tsps
cumin
0.25 tsps cardamom
0.25 tsps
cardamom
1 Tbsp oil
1 Tbsp
oil
1 small onion
1 small
onion
2 Tbsps butter
2 Tbsps
butter
2 tsps lemon juice
2 tsps
lemon juice
2 tsps ginger
2 tsps
ginger
2  garlic cloves
2
garlic cloves
2 tsps garam masala
2 tsps
garam masala
1  bay leaf
1
bay leaf
1 can canned tomato sauce
1 can
canned tomato sauce
1 can diced canned tomatoes
1 can
diced canned tomatoes
1 pts whipping cream
1 pts
whipping cream
1 bunch cilantro
1 bunch
cilantro

Equipment

sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan
sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

Combine first 9 ingredients and marinate overnight. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Saute onion until soft and translucent. Stir in butter, lemon juice, ginger, garlic , 1 teaspoon garam masala, cumin and bay leaf. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add tomato sauce and diced tomatoes, and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in cream. Reduce heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat and set aside. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Reduce heat, and season with 1 teaspoon garam masala and. Stir in a few spoonfuls of sauce, and simmer until liquid has reduced, and chicken is no longer pink. Stir cooked chicken into sauce. Mix together cornstarch and water, then stir into the sauce. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes, or until thickened. Top with cilantro, if desired.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.26
Ingredient
4 skinless boneless chicken thighs
2 cups buttermilk
2 cloves garlic
½ teaspoons black pepper
½ teaspoons cayenne pepper
¼ teaspoons ground coriander
¼ teaspoons cumin
¼ teaspoons cardamom
1 tablespoon oil
1 small onion
2 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons ginger
2 garlic cloves
2 teaspoons garam masala
1 bay leaf
1 can canned tomato sauce
1 can diced canned tomatoes
1 pint whipping cream
1 bunch cilantro
Price
$0.03
$0.98
$0.13
$0.03
$0.11
$0.03
$0.03
$0.11
$0.04
$0.15
$0.24
$0.07
$0.02
$0.13
$0.53
$0.02
$2.67
$0.88
$2.57
$0.26
$9.04

Tips

Health Tips

  • Believe it or not, some sources say you can substitute avocado puree for butter when making brownies. Try it and let us know how it turns out!

  • To make baked goods lighter and sneak in some extra nutrition, you can swap half the butter or oil (sometimes even all of it!) with an equal amount of unsweetened applesauce.

  • If you are concerned about BPA-linings in canned products, look for tomato products packaged in glass, as acidic foods like tomatoes are more likely to leach BPA from the lining. You might also look for low-sodium versions or the label "no salt added" to cut down on unnecessary sodium.

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • According to the Non-GMO Project, about 90% of the canola oil in the United States is made from genetically modified rapeseed, so if this issue is important to you be sure to buy certified organic or certified GMO-free canola oil!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
658 Calories
11g Protein
57g Total Fat
29g Carbs
10% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
658
33%

Fat
57g
89%

  Saturated Fat
33g
210%

Carbohydrates
29g
10%

  Sugar
18g
21%

Cholesterol
191mg
64%

Sodium
1832mg
80%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
11g
22%

Vitamin A
3313IU
66%

Vitamin E
5mg
40%

Potassium
1187mg
34%

Vitamin C
26mg
32%

Vitamin B2
0.52mg
31%

Calcium
289mg
29%

Manganese
0.54mg
27%

Phosphorus
269mg
27%

Vitamin B6
0.47mg
23%

Vitamin K
24µg
23%

Fiber
5g
23%

Copper
0.46mg
23%

Iron
3mg
19%

Magnesium
74mg
19%

Vitamin D
2µg
17%

Vitamin B5
1mg
16%

Vitamin B3
3mg
16%

Vitamin B1
0.22mg
15%

Vitamin B12
0.78µg
13%

Folate
48µg
12%

Zinc
1mg
10%

Selenium
6µg
10%

covered percent of daily need

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