Starters

Butter chicken

This is a recipe shared with my by one of the chefs at a very popular Indian restaurant in Southall

Butter chicken

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Cuisine: Indian Serves: 4 Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2lb chicken pieces (with or without bones) cut into 2-3 inch cubes, wash and drain the chicken in a colander
  • 4oz butter
  • touch of salt
  • red/orange colour (optional)
  • 2 tbs fresh/bottled lemon juice

Instructions

1

Add butter into a saucepan or wok, melt fully and heat on low heat, add washed chicken (no water).

2

Add salt and cook on medium heat for 15 – 20 mins, stirring occasionally until chicken is cooked through.

3

Increase heat so the chicken pieces start sticking to the bottom of the pot and only the butter remains. Stir a couple of times and switch off.

4

Place chicken pieces on serving dish, discard the butter.

5

Serve hot with mango salsa or tomato salsa.

Meal: Starters