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Instant Pot Butter Chicken

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  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or any other neutral oil)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 3 large garlic cloves (1 tablespoon, minced)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger (finely chopped *DO NOT USE GROUND GINGER)
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons coriander
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Garam Masala
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes (red pepper)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tomatoes (medium-large, cut into large chunks)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs (cut into large bite-sized pieces)
  • 3 tablespoons butter (cubed)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)
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    Calories570Calories from Fat320
    Total Fat36g55%
    Saturated Fat17g85%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat320
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C25%

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


    Holly Jones 4 months ago
    I thought the sauce would have been thicker. It tasted fine, but I wanted it to be thicker. Any suggestions?
    Kuhn 7 months ago
    Definitely needs salt not hard to make
    Christy Farnsworth 9 months ago
    Delicious! I did have to add a little salt but overall very tasty and easy to make
    Jen Revell 9 months ago
    Easy but not a lot of flavor as I was hoping. May alter the spice ratio to bring it up.
    Nicola 9 months ago
    It’s pretty good, but the sauce is very watery. I had to sauté and added corn starch to thicken it. I’ll make it again, but I have a feeling it also might be better the next day.
    gabe lo 10 months ago
    This is a great recipe, thank you!
    Magestro a year ago
    Wonderful! Love the addition of cinnamon. Made it a few times and I toasted the spices to bring out the flavor a bit before adding.
    Nasser S. a year ago
    Great recipe, solid tast, chicken really soaks up the flavors, I still prefer makeing this dish stove top, but instant pot less mess, faster.
    Kiwimama a year ago
    Came out watery. Also needs a lot more flavoring
    Marty Soderstrom a year ago
    Bland and the sauce was a little too thin. Added some chili garlic sauce and salt and it was better.
    Rebecca a year ago
    Will make it again but lighten up on a few of the spices.
    Pat Dedijer a year ago
    It was delicious- my grandsons cleaned their bowls.
    Yukori1234 2 years ago
    This dish was absolutely Amazing!!! One of our family’s new favorites.
    Estela G 2 years ago
    Wonderful recipe and very easy! We loved it!
    Tepfenhart 2 years ago
    Everyone loved it! Husband and and kids
    YumChef 3 years ago
    Really delicious! I used bone in drums and thighs. I had no chili powder so I doubled (or tripled?) the red chili flakes. I had fresh turmeric paste frozen in an ice cube tray and used that in this recipe. It was DELICIOUS! The teenager gobbled it up! This is a keeper!
    Ang 3 years ago
    Instead of chicken I used 1/2 cup lentils and an extra 1/2 cup of water. I should’ve put an extra 5 minutes on the pressure cooker to cook the lentils a bit more. Overall great dish!
    Al 3 years ago
    Although I made this kid-friendly by omitting pepper and substituting the chili powder with paprika, this came out loved by all that were fed from it. I also used turkey breast meat, not chicken thighs, and it still had good moisture content.
    Steve 3 years ago
    it's good but extremely watery. didn't end up like i expected
    Jamie Sarinana 3 years ago
    very bland. the sauce was dull and a bit flavorless even with all the spices.
    Shirley Elgin 3 years ago
    Absolutely delicious but the preparation time is more like half an hour and allow another half hour for the cooking from start to finish.