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Slow Cooker Butter Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken Recipe

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How To Make Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

From frying, roasting, grilling to slow-cooking, these chicken recipes are sure to hit the spot for our favorite lean meat to bring out the flavors in every meal that chicken lovers can’t resist.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours and 15 minutes



  • 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish


  1. In a slow cooker, add the chicken, onion, garlic, ginger, garam masala, turmeric, paprika, cumin, chili powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well to coat the chicken.

  2. Pour in the tomato puree and stir to combine.

  3. Cover and cook on low heat for 4 hours.

  4. Stir in the heavy cream and butter until well incorporated.

  5. Cook for an additional 15 minutes on low heat.

  6. Serve the butter chicken over steamed rice or with naan bread.

  7. Garnish with fresh cilantro.


  • Calories : 380kcal
  • Total Fat : 20g
  • Saturated Fat : 10g
  • Cholesterol : 160mg
  • Sodium : 540mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 11g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugar : 4g
  • Protein : 37g
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