Healthier Slow-Cooker Butter Chicken
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Serves: 5 servings (~1 cup each)
 
Ingredients
  • 1 (14 oz) can lite coconut milk
  • ¾ cup whole milk plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp red curry paste
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-inch ginger root, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1½ lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. In the slow cooker, stir together the coconut milk, yogurt, tomato paste, curry paste, onion, garlic, ginger, and spices (garam masala through salt). Mix until smooth. Add the chicken and mix to coat completely.
  2. Add the butter on top of the chicken. Cover and cook 4 hours on HIGH or 6-8 hours on LOW. Stir in the lemon juice and pepper, to taste.
  3. Serve over rice and with naan, if desired.
Notes
Recipe ever so slightly adapted from Half Baked Harvest Cookbook
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ~1 cup Calories: 308 Fat: 15.4 Carbohydrates: 12.2 Sugar: 6.2 Sodium: 728 Fiber: 2.0 Protein: 31.8 Cholesterol: 83
Recipe by Prevention RD at https://preventionrd.com/2020/01/healthier-slow-cooker-butter-chicken/