Butter Chicken

Gluten Free
Health score
11%
Butter Chicken
45 min.
4
653kcal
50.69%sweetness
16.63%saltiness
39.68%sourness
12.02%bitterness
9.24%savoriness
100%fattiness
100%spiciness

Ingredients

  • pieces chicken thighs boneless skinless
  • cups buttermilk 
  • cloves garlic minced
  • teaspoon salt 
  • 0.5 teaspoon pepper black
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground pepper 
  • 0.3 teaspoon ground coriander 
  • 0.3 teaspoon cumin 
  • 0.3 teaspoon cardamom 
  • tablespoon cooking oil 
  • small onion minced
  • tablespoons butter 
  • teaspoons juice of lemon 
  • teaspoons ginger finely grated
  •  garlic clove minced
  • teaspoons garam masala divided
  •  bay leaves 
  • can tomato sauce (14.5 oz. can)
  • can canned tomatoes diced (14.5 oz. can)
  • pint whipping cream 
  • bunch cilantro leaves chopped to taste

Equipment

  • frying pan
  • sauce pan

Directions

  1. Combine first 9 ingredients and marinate overnight.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat.
  3. Saute onion until soft and translucent.
  4. Stir in butter, lemon juice, ginger, garlic , 1 teaspoon garam masala, cumin and bay leaf. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  5. Add tomato sauce and diced tomatoes, and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Stir in cream.
  7. Reduce heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Remove from heat and set aside.
  10. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat.
  11. Cook chicken until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  12. Reduce heat, and season with 1 teaspoon garam masala and.
  13. Stir in a few spoonfuls of sauce, and simmer until liquid has reduced, and chicken is no longer pink.
  14. Stir cooked chicken into sauce.
  15. Mix together cornstarch and water, then stir into the sauce.
  16. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes, or until thickened.
  17. Top with cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories653kcal
Protein7.03%
Fat75.46%
Carbs17.51%

Properties

Glycemic Index
93
Glycemic Load
7.57
Inflammation Score
-9
Nutrition Score
23.357391304348%

Flavonoids

Eriodictyol
0.12mg
Hesperetin
0.36mg
Naringenin
0.03mg
Isorhamnetin
0.88mg
Kaempferol
0.12mg
Myricetin
0.05mg
Quercetin
4.67mg

Taste

Sweetness:
50.69%
Saltiness:
16.63%
Sourness:
39.68%
Bitterness:
12.02%
Savoriness:
9.24%
Fattiness:
100%
Spiciness:
100%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:652.61kcal
32.63%
Fat:56.99g
87.67%
Saturated Fat:33.49g
209.34%
Carbohydrates:29.76g
9.92%
Net Carbohydrates:24.38g
8.87%
Sugar:20.79g
23.1%
Cholesterol:162.87mg
54.29%
Sodium:1730.02mg
75.22%
Protein:11.94g
23.88%
Vitamin A:3313.36IU
66.27%
Vitamin E:5.83mg
38.83%
Vitamin B2:0.61mg
36.04%
Potassium:1153.02mg
32.94%
Vitamin C:26.12mg
31.66%
Calcium:292.26mg
29.23%
Manganese:0.54mg
27.09%
Phosphorus:266.62mg
26.66%
Vitamin B6:0.48mg
24.1%
Vitamin K:24.3µg
23.15%
Vitamin D:3.45µg
23.02%
Copper:0.46mg
22.88%
Fiber:5.37g
21.49%
Iron:3.44mg
19.13%
Magnesium:72.31mg
18.08%
Vitamin B5:1.65mg
16.48%
Vitamin B3:3.29mg
16.45%
Selenium:10.54µg
15.05%
Vitamin B1:0.22mg
14.52%
Vitamin B12:0.76µg
12.66%
Folate:45.27µg
11.32%
Zinc:1.52mg
10.17%
Source:Foodista