Quick Butter Chicken & Rice

6 reviews

The creamiest, sauciest chicken ready in minutes!

Very easy

5 minutes

Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

970 cal.

Per serving



Stovetop, Immersion blender, Frying pan, Knife


Basmati rice (cooked)

Step 1

Prep the rice according to package instructions.

Yellow onion

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

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

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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