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Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

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Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

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  • 1 Tbsp. organic coconut oil
  • 4 whole garlic
  • 1 whole onion
  • 1 3/4 cups coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp. arrowroot flour
  • 2 tsp. garam masala
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 2 1/4 lb. skinless chicken breast
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    Calories830Calories from Fat340
    Total Fat38g58%
    Saturated Fat28g140%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat340
    Total Carbohydrate68g23%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C100%

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


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    Leanne Leeks 5 months ago
    My go to buttered chicken recipe. Still tastes creamy without the dairy, and packed full of flavour. Family favourite.
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    Stephanie Vogel 10 months ago
    Making this butter chicken for the second time. Both times I took the advice of others here and doubled all of the seasonings. I also add more coconut milk, about half a can more, and two sticks of butter. It turns out great! Will keep making this dish.
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    C S a year ago
    Made according to the recipe, but should have read the comments ahead of time. Very bland, but the flavors have the potential to be delicious if spices were at least doubled.
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    Gaby a year ago
    Loved it! Very easy and yummy!
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    LLT 2 years ago
    Restaurant quality. We added in fresh chilli and it was amazing
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    Rhea C. 2 years ago
    Delicious! Great center point to our dinner.
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    Margot Prieur 2 years ago
    Amazing taste!! Finally an easy Indian dish recipe. I already made it twice and the whole family loves it. I served it on top of Basmati rice but cauliflower rice could do it too.
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    Sherri 3 years ago
    Great flavor. I took the advice from the comments and was heavy on the spices. It turned out great.
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    Brittany Walker 3 years ago
    It’s great! Only gave 4 stars because I think I’ll add more garlic next time but overall it’s a great base recipe. I served it over quinoa. I added turmeric powder as well.
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    Rachelle Gasparich 4 years ago
    I made a huge batch of this for a pot luck at work. About 25 servings. And then even with that many servings, I tripled the amount of spices added to give it extra flavor. I also added an extra 8oz of tomato paste than necessary. I’d definitely recommend anyone making this recipe just go super heavy handed on the spices. It turned out great and got rave reviews, everyone saying they loved it. It was also nice that it was dairy free for my lactose intolerant coworkers.
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    Sheri-berri 4 years ago
    Made this recipe and wasn’t very impressed. It was extremely bland and didn’t taste like butter chicken at all. Would not recommend and would not make this recipe again.
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    Jessie 4 years ago
    It turned out ok. It’s definitely missing flavors. Think next time I’m going to do it my way and use butter and marinade chicken overnight in Greek plain yogurt
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    Jamie T. 4 years ago
    turned out great!! bit hot because i doubled the chilli powder.
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    Kerry Engellenner 4 years ago
    Amazing taste and loved by all the family
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    Haley 4 years ago
    Double the spices and it's very close to what you could get at a restaurant :)
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    Brett R. 4 years ago
    Yumbo. Definitely make it again
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    Chelsea 4 years ago
    Not sure what it needs, but it's not very flavorful.
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    Jessie J. 4 years ago
    Good we’ve had it many times new favorite we’ve done both slow cooker and in a covered casserole.
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    Janis B. 4 years ago
    Easy to make & very tasty served over basmati rice👍
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    Jennifer G. 5 years ago
    Didn’t love the flavor
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    Paul Creally 5 years ago
    Doubled up on the spices and a bit of salt...excellent
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    Susan A. 5 years ago
    Great. Husband loved it
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    Tiff Clarke 6 years ago
    This was very, very good. My husband who is typically lukewarm on Indian and Chinese food really loved this. And it was so easy! I made a purée of roasted red onion, butternut squash and cauliflower seasoned with garam masala to bed the chicken on...Paleo and delish!
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    Danielle P. 6 years ago
    I have made this several times and love it. It's super easy and tasty. I usually substitute the arrowroot flour with a different flour like coconut or almond since I don't use arrowroot flour on the regular.
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    Crystal D. 6 years ago
    My family loved this recipe, so much so that there wasn't any left overs! I didn't end up adding any flour or other kind of thickener because I felt that the coconut milk fat was more than enough to thinking the sauce. It ended up working out pretty well. I did also add a little more curry powder as well because I found after 4 hours of cooking it didn't have enough flavor.