Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken IMAGE Author: Canadian Living Credits: Slow Cooker Butter Chicken IMAGE

This recipe can easily be left to simmer away in a slow cooker for eight hours before adding the chicken. It yields a large quantity of sauce that freezes well if you're feeding a smaller group. Serve over hot steamed basmati rice.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: February 2012

Ingredients

  • 2 onions diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 3/4 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup cashew butter
  • 3 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs quartered
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Method

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In slow cooker, combine onions, garlic, butter, ginger, brown sugar, chili powder, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, cumin, salt, pepper and tomatoes.

Whisk broth with almond butter; pour into slow cooker.

Cover and cook on low for 5 hours or for up to 8 hours.

With immersion blender, pur?e sauce until smooth. Add chicken; cook, covered, on high until juices run clear when chicken is pierced, 30 to 40 minutes.

Stir in sour cream. Serve sprinkled with cilantro.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 580 mg
  • Sugars 8 g
  • Protein 36 g
  • Calories 398.0
  • Total fat 22 g
  • Potassium 766 mg
  • Cholesterol 164 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 14 g

%RDI

  • Iron 26.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 13.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 13.0
  • Vitamin C 32.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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