Skinny Butter Chicken

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by Sue Binney

Every little bit helps, so I swap cream for reduced fat cream, and the recipe still wows my whole family.

Top Review by alDente

I make it like this too, using light cream. Still very good, and I don't miss the fat. Very easy.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 750 g chicken breasts
  • 1 packet asian home gourmet butter chicken paste
  • 60 g butter
  • 450 g tomato puree (tinned)
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1 can light cream (Carnation)
  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 1 sprig coriander


  1. In the microwave, add double the water to the rice and cook it for 18 minutes uncovered.
  2. Melt butter and fry crushed garlic in the pan.
  3. Add the chopped chicken breast and brown for about 3 minutes, occasionally stir.
  4. Add the packet of butter chicken spices and the tomato puree, then lastly add the reduced fat cream and stir all together.
  5. Heat for about 10 minutes, while the rice cooks then serve atop the rice with sprigs of coriander.

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