Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

Smooth, creamy, perfectly spiced and enriched with Country Crock®. This Butter Chicken recipe is the ultimate comfort dish.

  • Recipe Serves: 4
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Marinate for 2 hr
  • Cook Time 50 min

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 medium plum tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 piece (3/4-inch) fresh ginger, peeled
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed (divided)
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. garam masala*
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1-1/4 lbs.), cut into large chunks
  • 4 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread, divided
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro

Directions:

  1. Process yogurt, plum tomatoes, ginger, 2 cloves garlic, jalapeño pepper and garam masala in blender or food processor. Arrange chicken in large, shallow non-aluminum baking dish and top with yogurt marinade. Cover and marinate in refrigerator, turning chicken occasionally, 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Melt 2 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread in large skillet over medium heat and cook onion and remaining 2 cloves garlic, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender, about 4 minutes. Add chicken and marinade and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, 15 minutes. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered until sauce thickens, about 15 minutes. Stir in milk; heat through. Stir in cream, remaining 2 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread and cilantro. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through and Spread is melted, about 3 minutes. Serve, if desired, over hot cooked basmati rice and garnish with additional chopped cilantro.

*Substitution: Use 1/2 tsp. ground cloves and 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg.

See nutrition information for fat, saturated fat and cholesterol content.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion 1 serving Servings Per Conatiner Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300
Calories from Fat 120
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 105 mg
Sodium 310 mg
Total Carbs 12 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 7 g
Protein 34 g
Calcium 15 %
Iron 6 %
Omega-3 0.35 g
Omega-6 2.79 g
Vitamin C 70 %
Vitamin A 30 %
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