Instant Pot Indian Butter Chicken

 

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If you love Indian food, you’ll love this simple Instant Pot meal! It does have Cayenne pepper which adds a bit of a kick, but you can leave it out or cut it it down for less spice!

If you’re new to the Instant Pot, start here:

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Here are the seasonings we will be using:

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** Garam Masala can be hard to find at your local store, but you can order it on Amazon here: Garam Masala Seasoning

Salt

Black Pepper

Onion Powder

Turmeric

Paprika

Cumin

Garam Masala 

Cayenne Pepper (optional)

Ground Ginger

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Start out by dicing the onion and chopping the garlic. Add the tomato sauce, garlic, onion and seasonings to the Instant Pot and stir. Then lay the chicken in the sauce.

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Close the lid, secure the venting knob and point it to “sealing.” Cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes before quickly releasing the pressure.

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Remove the chicken from the Instant Pot and slice.

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Turn the Instant Pot to sauté mode and adjust it to “Less” then add the butter or coconut oil, heavy cream or coconut milk and the cilantro. Allow the butter to melt and stir. Return the chicken to the Instant Pot.

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Serve over Instant Pot White Rice or brown rice and Enjoy! 🙂

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Tools Needed: 

Instant Pot

 

Instant Pot Indian Butter Chicken

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: Easy
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An easy, flavorful Indian dish.


Credit: fromarvadawithlove.com

Ingredients

-1 lb chicken breasts

-1 onion diced

-5 cloves garlic minced

-1 15oz can tomato sauce

-1 cup heavy cream or coconut milk

-1 4oz stick of butter (1/2 cup) or coconut oil

-1/2 cup cilantro chopped

-1 tsp salt

-1/2 tsp black pepper

-1 tsp cumin

-2 tsp garam masala

-1/2 tsp onion powder

-1 tsp turmeric

-1 tsp paprika

-1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)

-pinch of ground ginger

 

Directions

1.Pour the tomato sauce into the Instant Pot. Add the onion and garlic and the seasonings and stir.

2.Add the chicken breasts to the pot.

3.Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes. Quickly release the pressure when the timer is up.

4.Remove the chicken and slice.

5.Turn the Instant Pot to sauté mode and adjust it to “Less” then add the butter, heavy cream and cilantro. Allow the butter to melt and stir. Return the chicken to the Instant Pot.

6.Serve over white rice or brown rice.

Enjoy!

Ashton

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