Prep:  20 min
Cook:  50 min
Serves:  4
Average: 4.3 (6 votes)
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
Butter Chicken Sauce
To Serve
  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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