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Instant Pot Butter Chicken

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  • 14 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs (or use breast, bone-in, or whatever works for you. If frozen, add 1-2 minutes to total time)
  • 4 ounces butter (cut into cubes, use coconut oil if dairy free)
  • 4 ounces heavy cream (use full-fat coconut milk if dairy free)
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium38% DV900mg
    Fat57% DV37g
    Protein51% DV26g
    Carbs3% DV8g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories470Calories from Fat330
    Total Fat37g57%
    Saturated Fat22g110%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat330
    Total Carbohydrate8g3%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A50%
    Vitamin C30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Yummly User 14 days ago
    I love this recipe! I’d like to try it again with less dairy.
    Yummly User 2 months ago
    Great! Tastes similar to real butter chicken! Well done one the adaptation of the recipe to instant pot
    Yummly User 3 months ago
    I've made this recipe multiple times and it's always turned out great!
    Yummly User 5 months ago
    Use breasts and substituted curry powder for the cumin, amazing dish and flavor. We served with sushi rice (also cooked in the instant pot) and naan. Soooooo amazing!!
    Yummly User 8 months ago
    very tasty! i used chicken breasts and felt they were a little tough. next time I will cut them up
    Yummly User 8 months ago
    This was a complete hit with my kids! They recently discovered their love of Indian food through a local restaurant, so I tried a couple recipes and this was by far the best!
    Yummly User 10 months ago
    So good!! I doubled the batch and used it for meal prep worked great!
    Yummly User a year ago
    Oh SO DELICIOUS! Followed the recipe exactly, except I made it in the slow cooker, had all ingredients except butter and cream in for 7 hours then added dairy and turned heat down to low for 45 mins, I also browned the chicken thighs before adding to slow cooker
    Yummly User a year ago
    So delicious! Wouldn’t change a thing
    Yummly User a year ago
    Great even the kids ate it
    Yummly User a year ago
    Delicious! Definitely making this again
    Yummly User a year ago
    Amazing! However, mild in spice!
    Yummly User a year ago
    AMAZING...couldn’t stop eating it
    Yummly User a year ago
    Fabulous every time! I’ve made this at least 20 times. It’s standard in our house.
    Yummly User a year ago
    Turned out amazing just the right amount of spices
    Yummly User a year ago
    Amazing. Everyone at the office loved it.
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Really delicious! I used about 2 pounds of chicken and substituted the diced tomatoes with a 6 oz can of tomato paste with 6 oz of water. I had plenty of sauce and it was so good! This was great for a family of 3 with leftovers for lunch the next day!
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    excellent ! used tomato paste instead if diced.
    Yummly User 3 years ago
    Instead of a can of diced tomatoes, I used 6 oz of tomato paste and 1 cup of water. This eliminated the need for hand blender.
    Yummly User 3 years ago
    I’ve made this multiple times and we never have sauce left over. My family simply slurps it up like soup, because it is delicious.
    Yummly User 3 years ago
    It wasn't pretty, but it was delicious!

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