Butter Chicken

Ingredients:

* 750 gs Chicken Breast

* 2 Large Onions Sliced

* 1 tbsp. butter

* 1 tbsp. Garlic EVOO

* 1 tbsp. garlic

* 1 tbsp. ginger

* 1-2 tbsp Flavourista Korma Curry Spice

* 1 tsp. Salt 

* 1 tbsp. Vinegar or Lime Juice

* 1 tbsp. Honey or Agave Nectar

* 200 gs Ground Cashews or Almonds

* 300ml Cream / Greek Yoghurt/Coconut Milk to Mix in at the end

* 2 Tins of Diced Tomatoes- Tip : Use 1 cheap can of tomatoes and the other a brand which has tomato paste added for a richer sauce.

* 1 teaspoon Tandoori Food Colouring OPTIONAL

*  EXTRA CHILLI FOR HEAT OPTIONAL
Method:
Place all ingredients apart from the cream and ground nuts into the Slow Cooker. Mix Well. Cook for 4-6 Hours on Low Heat. You can brown your chicken and onions first if you wish.

You can also cook this on the stove top. Melt butter and oil. Fry onion, garlic, ginger and Korma Curry Spice until fragrant. Place your tomatoes and other ingredients apart from the cream and nuts and simmer until cooked.

This recipe is suitable to be frozen. Serve with steamed rice and other Indian accompaniments. Such a good way to have simple meals ready for weeknight dinners, Freeze with rice and defrost when wanting to eat.
THERMOMIX INSTRUCTIONS:

FINALLY I have had a chance to sit down and rewrite my Butter Chicken Recipe for the Thermomix!!!!!
INGREDIENTS:

* 500-700gs Chicken Breast

* 1 Large Onions – Cut into Quarters

* 50g butter – cubed into small pieces

* 120ml water

* 1 tbsp. Garlic Olive Oil

* 3-4 Cloves of Garlic

* 2cm Ginger peeled and cut into 3 sections

* 1-2 tbsp. Flavourista Korma Curry Spice

* 1 tsp. salt

* 1 tbsp. Vinegar or Lime Juice

* 1 tbsp. Honey or Agave Nectar

* 100-150gs Whole Cashews or Almonds

* 300ml Cream / Greek Yoghurt/Coconut Milk

* 1 tin of diced tomatoes- Tip : Use a tin of tomatoes which has tomato paste added for a richer sauce.

* 1 teaspoon Tandoori Food Colouring OPTIONAL

*  EXTRA CHILLI FOR HEAT OPTIONAL

METHOD:
1. Place Garlic cloves, ginger and quartered onion into the bowl and chop for 4 seconds / speed 7. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.

2. Add diced butter and garlic oil. Cook for 3 minutes / 120 degrees / speed 1

3. Add your tomatoes, nuts and water. Blitz for 1 minute / speed 8

4. Add your protein, coconut milk, curry spice. Cook for 20 minutes / 100 degrees/ Reverse / Speed 1.

5. Add salt to taste. Pour into a thermoserver or a dish then add in your tandoori food colour and stir well.

 

Ideas for leftovers:

Make into a Pie

Stuff Rolls with the butter chicken and bake

Make a pizza

Make Lasagne

Sausage Rolls

Cob Loaf

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