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Butter Chicken

Shan Foods


Serves 4-6 15 mins preparation  |  25 mins cooking

I still remember the first day I tasted Butter Chicken in India and wow, it blew my mind.  The flavour is incredible and I love making it at home.  Please see my recipe below using Shan Foods.  It makes cooking Butter Chicken super easy. #Shan #TasteHappiness

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  • 1 kg chicken drumstick
  • 1 kg tomatoes
  • 500 g tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons plain yoghurt
  • ½ cup single cream
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil
  • Shan Butter Chicken Mix 1 packet


01. Mix Shan Butter Chicken Mix, lemon juice, yoghurt, oil and apply to the meat cubes. Marinate for 1-3 hours. Boil the tomatoes in 1-2 cups of water for 10 minutes or until soft and tender. Sieve to remove skin and seeds. Keep tomato puree aside.

02. Seperately: Heat a fry pan and add marinated meat. Cook for 2-3 minutes on medium-low heat and turn the meat. Remove from pan. Add the chicken to the tomato puree. Cover and cook on low for about 15 minutes. Add butter and cook for 5 minutes. Add cream. Stir and remove from heat. Serve hot.

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