Slow cooker

Slow Cooked Butter Chicken

20 m
8 h 0 m
Ready in:
8 h 20 m
Slow Cooker Butter Chicken is a very unusual, almost effortless recipe with Indian flavor, a nice alternative to your usual menu.
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Servings: 1
Onions - 2, sliced
Garlic - 3 cloves, minced
Fresh ginger - 2 tbsp., grated
Butter - 3 tbsp.
Brown sugar - 2 tbsp.
Chili powder - 2 tsp.
Ground coriander - 3/4 tsp.
Ground turmeric - 3/4 tsp.
Ground cinnamon - 1/2 tsp.
Ground cumin - 1/2 tsp.
Salt - 1/2 tsp.
Pepper -1/2 tsp.
Canned diced tomatoes - 1 28-oz can 
Chicken broth - 1 cup
Almond/cashew butter - 1/4 cup
Boneless, skinless chicken thighs - 3 lb., cut in quarters
Sour cream - 1 cup
Fresh cilantro - 2 tbsp., chopped
  1. Put the onions, garlic, ginger, butter, sugar, coriander, cumin, cinnamon, turmeric, chili powder, salt, pepper and tomatoes into the slow cooker.
  2. Stir in almond/cashew butter into the chicken broth, pour over the vegetables and spices.
  3. Cover the slow cooker and set it to 5-8 hours.
  4. Blend the sauce with immersion blender until smooth. Add chicken, cover, cook for 30-40 minutes, until the chicken juices are clear.
  5. Add sour cream, stir. Serve with fresh cilantro.
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