Instant Pot Butter Chicken
Instant Pot Butter Chicken
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 ½ pounds skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
    • 2 tablespoons ghee, grassfed butter or fat of choice
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 5 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1-inch knob ginger, minced
    • 1 teaspoon garam masala
    • 1 teaspoon paprika
    • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
    • 1 teaspoon turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
    • ¼ teaspoon cumin
    • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 green bell pepper, chopped in large pieces
    • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
    • Add later:
    • 1 cup coconut cream
    • Pinch of dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi)
    • Cilantro for garnish, optional
    • Instructions
    • Press the “saute” button on the Instant Pot, and add the ghee and onions to the pot. Stir-fry the onions for 8-10 minutes or until the onions begin to brown.
    • Add the garlic and ginger, stir-fry for 30 seconds.
    • Stir in the spices, then add the chicken and mix until well combined. Continue to stir this for 4-5 minutes to sear the chicken.
    • Add the tomato sauce and green bell pepper, then cover and lock the lid. press the “Keep Warm/Cancel” button on the Instant Pot, then press the “Poultry” button to begin the pressure cooking. It will automatically be set for 15 minutes. Make sure the steam valve is closed.
    • Once the curry is done, the Instant Pot will automatically switch to the “Keep Warm” mode. Allow the pressure to release naturally or use the quick release if you want your food on your plate sooner.
    • Unlock the lid, stir in the coconut cream and fenugreek leaves.
    • Garnish with cilantro if desired, then serve.

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 520 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 17.54%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 26.83%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 20 mg 6.67%
    • Sodium: 4958 mg 206.57%
    • Calcium: 242 mg 24.25%
    • Potassium: 3581 mg 102.31%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 13 mg 70.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 103 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 23 g 93.41%
    • Sugar: 51 g
    • Protein: 17 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 93.59%
    • Vitamin C 206.5%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables18
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total6 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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