Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Simple, tasty chicken dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut chicken pieces into fillets.
  2. Combine ground spices, ginger, garlic, vinegar, tomato paste and yogurt in a large bowl, add chicken, coat with marinade; cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Heat butter in a large pan, add onion, cinnamon and cardamom; cook stirring, until onion is browned lightly.
  4. Add chicken mixture; cook, stirring for 5 minutes.
  5. Add salt, paprika, tomato puree and stock; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add cream; simmer about 10 minutes or until chicken is tender.


Most Helpful

We had this Butter Chicken for dinner this evening. I halved the recipe for two diners, but otherwise followed the recipe. I found the flavor rather sweet, with the cinnamon being especially strong. This was somewhat of a surprise. While the dish was fine for one meal, it is a little too "different" for us. Just more proof that tastes vary. Thank you for sharing your recipe.

mianbao February 19, 2005

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