Slow-cooker butter chicken
- Preparation and cooking time
- Cook: -
- Serves 4
Try this slow-cooker butter chicken curry for a guaranteed family favourite. It has a creamy, lightly spiced tomato sauce and juicy chunks of chicken
- 500g skinless boneless chicken thighs, cut into 3 pieces
For the marinade
For the curry
To serve (optional)
- STEP 1
In a medium bowl, mix all the marinade ingredients with some seasoning. Chop the chicken into bite-sized pieces and toss with the marinade. Cover and chill in the fridge for 1 hr or overnight.
- STEP 2
In a large, heavy saucepan, heat the butter, ghee or oil. Add the onion, garlic, green chilli, ginger and some seasoning. Fry on a medium heat for 10 mins or until soft.
- STEP 3
Add the spices with the tomato purée, cook for a further 2 mins until fragrant, then add the stock and marinated chicken. Tip everything into the slow cooker, then cook for 6-7 hrs on Low until the chicken is tender.
- STEP 4
Sprinkle with the toasted almonds. Serve with rice, naan bread, chutney, coriander and lime wedges, if you like.