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One-Pot Indian Butter Chicken

One-Pot Indian Butter Chicken
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6

Traditional butter chicken marinates in yogurt and spices for hours before cooking. We’ve sped up the process and turned the delicious Indian classic into an easy one-dish meal without losing any flavor! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut in 1-inch pieces
1
tablespoon garam masala
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
6
tablespoons butter
1
cup diced onion
2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
3
garlic cloves, finely chopped
1
cup uncooked basmati rice
1/2
cup Yoplait® Greek 100 plain yogurt
1/4
cup finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium bowl, toss chicken with garam masala, salt and pepper flakes until chicken is coated. In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in butter about 4 minutes or until browned on first side; stir, and cook 2 minutes longer.
  • 2
    Stir in onion; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until softened. Stir in broth, tomatoes and garlic; heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Stir in rice; return to boiling. Stir; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook about 20 minutes, without removing cover, until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  • 4
    Top with yogurt and cilantro.

Expert Tips

  • No basmati? Jasmine rice or plain long-grain white rice works well in its place.
  • Garam masala is an Indian spice blend including hot and warming spices such as pepper, cinnamon, cardamom and cumin.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
9g
43%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
120mg
41%
Sodium
750mg
31%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
4g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • What’s better than going out for your favorite Indian chicken dinner? Preparing your favorite Indian chicken recipe in the comfort of your own home and not having to tip! Of course, we made it easy, too. First, believe it or not, garam masala, salt and a touch of red pepper are really all the spices that are required. Plus while traditional butter chicken simmers for eons and oh yeah—requires a clay oven—this quick, easy-to-make recipe has the same authentic, simmered-for-hours flavor all in less than an hour and right on your stovetop. Needless to say, this is the authentic(ish) Indian chicken we’ll be making from now on. Find more irresistible skillet recipes here.
  • Yoplait is a registered trademark of YOPLAIT MARQUES (France) used under license.

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