Quick Butter Chicken & Rice

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The creamiest, sauciest chicken ready in minutes!

Marcy
Marcy
15

5 minutes

Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

970 cal.

Per serving

Ingredients

Utensils

Stovetop, Immersion blender, Frying pan, Knife

recipe

Basmati rice (cooked)

Step 1

Prep the rice according to package instructions.

Onion (yellow)

Step 2

Peel & finely dice the onion.

Chicken thighs (boneless, skinless)

Step 3

Cut the chicken into bite-sized cubes.

Butter chicken sauce
Butter (unsalted)

Step 4

Heat a dab of butter on a pan over medium-high heat. Add in the onions. Sauté for 3-4 min until slightly translucent.

Step 5

Add in the diced chicken. Stir & cook, browning the meat for about 4-5 min.

Butter chicken sauce

Step 6

Pour in the sauce & stir to evenly coat the chicken & onions. Simmer everything on low heat until the chicken is fully cooked, about 6-8 min.

Step 7

Serve the saucy butter chicken in a bowl over fluffy basmati rice. Garnish with fresh herbs if you have! Enjoy!

Recipe tipMarcy

Stir in your favorite frozen veggies or alternate protein like shrimp or paneer!

- Marcy, Food Editor

Nutrition facts

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Energy970 cal.
Fat42 g
Carbohydrates98 g
Protein55 g
Fiber26 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Quick Butter Chicken & Rice" contains 970 Energy, 42 g of Fat, 98 g of Carbohydrates, 55 g of Protein, 26 g of Fiber.

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