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Oliver's Fast "Butty Chicken"



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Butter chicken

  • 30 grams Butter
  • 1 Spanish onion
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli
  • 400 grams chicken, Cubed
  • 120 grams tomato paste, Tub
  • 1 can Evaporated Milk OR Coconut Milk
  • 2 teaspoons cornflour, For Thickening.

Recipe's preparation

    Butty Chicken
  1. 1. Add all the dry spices together in a glass bowl and add cubed chicken meat and mix until coated. Set aside to marinate.


    2. Chop onion and garlic for 4 seconds on speed 8.


    3. Add butter and saute onion and garlic for 2 mins at 100C on speed 1.


    4. Add chicken and saute for 5 mins at 100C on soft speed (1/2) but on reverse setting.


    5. Add tomato paste and evaporated milk with cornflour and simmer gently for 5 mins at 90C on speed 1, reverse setting.


    6. Serve with steamed rice and/or steamed veggies.


    Note: You can cook rice first in the steaming basket while steaming the veggies in the varoma, then keep it warm in the thermoserver while cooking the butter chicken. 


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Try a few variations of individual ingredients. More chilli or tomato paste can really boost the flavour.

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  • Best Butter Chicken ever...

    Submitted by D5ash on 28. May 2017 - 19:23.

    Best Butter Chicken ever!
    Thanks to the comment from anttah I also used only 270ml coconut milk and double spices. Superb!
    Thanks Oliver

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  • Best butter chicken yet. I wasnt sure of the tin...

    Submitted by Anttah on 10. March 2017 - 19:28.

    Best butter chicken yet. I wasnt sure of the tin size for the coconut milk and used a large (400 mls) but it would be better with a small tin (270 mls). I also multiplied all the spices by .5 (Yum - lots of flavour)

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  • yummo!

    Submitted by Mrsmelc on 6. November 2016 - 11:04.


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