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Slow-Cooker Butter Chicken

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 5 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Aromatic scents will fill your house as this classic Indian take-out dish cooks away in the slow cooker. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

3
tablespoons butter
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
3
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 2-inch pieces
1
medium yellow onion, diced
5
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3
tablespoons finely chopped peeled gingerroot
2
tablespoons garam masala
1/4
cup canned Muir Glen™ organic tomato paste
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken stock (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup heavy whipping cream
1/4
cup cilantro leaves, stems removed

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat. Add half of the chicken and cook, turning once, until browned, about 5 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer to slow cooker. Repeat with remaining half of chicken. Reduce heat to medium; add onions to skillet, and cook until softened, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and gingerroot; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add garam masala; cook 30 seconds. Add tomato paste and salt; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add chicken stock, and scrape bottom of skillet with wooden spoon. Transfer to slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours. At last 30 minutes of cooking, stir in whipping cream.
  • 3
    Transfer to serving dish, and garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve over rice, if desired.

Expert Tips

  • Garam masala is a blend of spices often used in Indian cooking. The blend typically contains black pepper, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaves and nutmeg.
  • Basmati rice makes a lovely accompaniment to this dish.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
30%
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
195mg
65%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Potassium
370mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
37g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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