Prep:  20 min
Cook:  50 min
Serves:  4
Average: 4.3 (6 votes)
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Recipe by: Lilydale
Make butter chicken recipe from scratch using a pressure cooker, free-range chicken pieces and a mix of authentic spices. This Butter Chicken recipe made by Hayden Quinn uses Lilydale Free Range Chicken Thigh fillets.
Credit: Hayden Quinn

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Butter Chicken
Ingredients:
Butter Chicken Sauce
To Serve
Method:
  1. Combine chicken, ginger, garlic, lemon juice, curry paste, yoghurt and oil, mix well to coat chicken. Cover and refrigerate until needed
  2. While sauce is cooking, heat a griddle pan or barbecue over high heat then, in batches, add the chicken. Cook 3-5 minutes per side until nicely coloured and charred. Set aside to rest until needed
Butter Chicken Sauce
  1. In a pressure cooker add all ingredients for butter chicken sauce. Cook for 25mins once high pressure is reached
  2. Carefully release pressure and allow sauce to cool slightly. Using a stick blender blend until sauce is smooth and silky, adding butter and cream
  3. Cut cooked chicken into bite sizes pieces and add to sauce, bring to a gentle simmer and cook for 5-10mins until chicken is cooked through
To Serve
  1. Serve cooked Butter Chicken with rice and naan breads, garnishing with coriander and cashew nuts
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