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    Butter Chicken

    Butter Chicken. Photo by Motley Oklahoman

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    5 hrs 20 mins

    4 hrs

    1 hrs 20 mins

    Motley Oklahoman's Note:

    Chicken in a creamy almond, tomato, and butter sauce

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    1. 1
      Place the ginger, garlic, and almonds into a food processor and turn into a paste. Blend paste with yogurt, spices, and tomato sauce in a bowl. Add chicken pieces and let marinate in sauce for four hours, or overnight.
    2. 2
      Preheat oven to 350°. Heat ghee in a deep, heavy-bottomed frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and fry for 10 minutes, until softened and brown. Remove onions to a dutch oven. Fry chicken pieces in batches for 5 minutes to brown a bit. Add to dutch oven. Deglaze frying pan with cream, let set for one minute, and then add to dutch oven with chicken and remainder of marinade. Put lid on dutch oven.
    3. 3
      Bake for 1 hour. Remove from oven and spoon off some of the excess oil.
    4. 4
      Optional: Remove lid on dutch oven and switch to low broiler. Allow chicken to brown for 5-10 minutes.

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    Nutritional Facts for Butter Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (352 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 483.9
    Calories from Fat 273
    Total Fat 30.3 g
    Saturated Fat 12.6 g
    Cholesterol 207.0 mg
    Sodium 535.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 10.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    Sugars 5.8 g
    Protein 42.5 g

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