Butter Chicken

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Butter Chicken
This tasty Indian dish is a mild enough for your children to enjoy these aromatic spices.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
  1. On a plastic chopping board, remove any sinew or fat from chicken breast and chop into bite sized pieces – wash board and hands afterwards
  2. Remove the outer skin and chop onions finely
  3. Remove outer skin of garlic and ginger and mince finely
  4. Peel sweet potato and dice into small pieces (smaller in size will cook quicker)
  5. Heat the oil in the pan and fry the onions, garlic and ginger for 1 minute
  6. Add the curry paste/spices and fry for a further 1 minute.
  7. Add the diced sweet potato and fry for a further 1 minute
  8. Add the chopped chicken breast and stir until the chicken is coated with the spices and cook for a further 2 minutes
  9. Season with salt and pepper
  10. Add the tomato paste, lemon juice and chicken stock and stir and cook for a further 12 minutes, allowing to simmer gently whislt the chicken cooks through and the sweet potato softens
  11. Remove from heat for 3 minutes to bring down the temperature before serving, and just before you are ready to serve and your rice is ready, add the yoghurt to the curry and stir
  12. Top curry with fresh chopped coriander and serve on top of rice
  13. Serve, Eat and enjoy with some crunchy poppadums or toasted roti bread
Recipe Notes

Chopping boards x 2
Small knife
Measuring cups, jug and spoons
Frying pan
Wooden spoon

Optional Extras
1. For vegetarian option, substitute the chicken with corn, mushrooms, capsicum, peas or zucchini
2. You an can use pumpkin instead of sweet potato
3. If you don’t have all the listed spices in your pantry, you can buy a premade Sharwood’s brand Butter Chicken paste – use 3 tablespoons.
4. By using low fat yoghurt rather than cream this makes this yummy dish a little lighter on the calories, but keeping the beautiful flavours

Adult Assistance
Using the frying pan
Grating the ginger

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