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Count on your slow cooker to deliver this favorite Indian dish--savory Butter Chicken.

Recipe by MyRecipes May 2012

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Credit: Alison Gootee; Styling: Gerri Williams

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
5 hrs 15 mins
total:
5 hrs 35 mins
Yield:
Serves 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring, until softened and beginning to brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Scrape into slow cooker. Place chicken pieces on top.

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  • Combine ginger, garlic, almonds, yogurt, garam masala and salt in a food processor and process until smooth, scraping down sides of bowl with a flexible spatula as necessary. Add tomatoes and pulse once to combine. Pour mixture over chicken. Cover and cook on low until chicken is tender, 4 to 5 hours. Stir in heavy cream, cover and cook until warmed through, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro just before serving, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

284 calories; fat 14g; saturated fat 6g; protein 30g; carbohydrates 10g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 93mg; sodium 555mg.
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