42 Reviews

We loved this chicken. The flavors all together were beautiful, but not too rich. I liked the yogurt instead of sour cream. It was very easy to put together, and it made a lovely meal. I will be using this one again.

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Miss Annie May 31, 2002

DH and I both enjoyed this very much. I used thighs and legs, removed the skin and bone and let the chicken simmer in the sauce for 45 minutes. The chicken was tender, and the sauce was superb. I served this with oven roasted potatoes. Will definitly keep this one habdy! Thanks a bunch Jan!

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MizzNezz March 26, 2002

This was such a nice dish to make and easy too I,ll be making this again.It had a creamy taste with out being too rich.I served it with some basmatic rice flavoured with Mint and lemon and a salad of baby tomatoes and pineapple.

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Norahs Girl March 26, 2002

Jan this dish is also called MAKHANI MURG in India and is very popular with Indian rotis (breads)..you can also try a different version with walnuts instead of almonds...I tried both and the results very yum...! Do you like Indian cuisine ?

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Mini Ravindran April 12, 2002

My wife and I both liked this very much. I think next time I might add a couple green chilies. Also, I will remember to temper the yogurt next time as it curdled when I added it to the hot dish. definitely worth another try.

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Tom Sullivan April 27, 2002

The flavors in this dish are fab. The almonds - the ginger - the coriander - the butter. yummi :) all go together very very well.

I used cayenne pepper instead of regular chili powder and I used whole cinnamon instead of ground. otherwise I stuck to the recipe.

Try to serve a spicy cucumber salad with it and some good Naan bread.

Very delicious dish and very easy to cook.

thx

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Chillihead April 12, 2011

Awesome Butter Chicken! and so easy too. Thanks for posting.

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lackii650 December 13, 2011

This was sublime! So fantastic, it warrants my first-ever review after many years on this site! My substitutions were minor, out of necessity: boneless chicken thighs, coconut milk instead of yogurt, prepared in the crock pot. I went heavy on the spices as well. Just terrific... it'll definitely be in short rotation. Thanks for sharing!

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GirlJustin February 17, 2014

We love this! I have made it at least four times now and it is soo good. Once I doubled the recipe and used 1/2 butter and 1/2 olive oil. I use 1 tsp ground ginger and a 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes. I find that using the thighs is a lot of work, but I much prefer them to using chicken breasts (have done both). I have also varied the amount of red chili powder (cayenne). I use 1/2 tsp for mild (me & children) and 1 tsp for fairly spicy (DH's fave). It smells AMAZING cooking and it makes you feel like a gourmet chef (especially if you so aren't--like me :)

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Chef Wannabe 007 February 10, 2014

Thank you Jan for a very tasty and easy recipe. It was only mildly spicy and full of flavour. I found the chicken a little chewy so I shall cook it a little longer next time. A keeper for me, well worth making again. Thank you :)

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Shazzie August 25, 2013
Butter Chicken