Keto Butter Chicken

This Keto Butter Chicken meal is so quick and delectable, you’ll be singing its praises to family and friends! Melt a large dollop on top of this delicious butter chicken!

Keto Butter Chicken

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 6 servings

Carbs per serving: 7g

Keto Butter Chicken

Ingredients

    FOR THE CHICKEN MARINADE:
  • 1 cup plain full-fat Greek-style yogurt or plain coconut yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 900 g boneless chicken skinless chicken, diced into bite-sized pieces
  • FOR THE BUTTER SAUCE:
  • 60 g butter or ghee
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil such as avocado
  • 1 medium onion peeled and diced
  • 3 cloves garlic ran through a press
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 14-ounce can diced tomatoes or 2 medium-sized tomatoes diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and diced
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2-1 cup heavy cream or coconut cream/full-fat milk, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour

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    Instructions

    1. Mix in a bowl yogurt, lemon juice, garam masala, turmeric, cumin, and season with salt to taste. Stir in chicken pieces. If possible, cover and refrigerate for a couple of hours (or up to a day).
    2. Melt butter with oil in a large pan over medium heat until bubbly. Add in onion and cook, stirring often, until translucent. Add in garlic, ginger, cumin seeds and cinnamon. Continue to cook until onions are browned, stirring frequently.
    3. Add in tomatoes, chili and season with salt. Cook until the tomatoes are fully cooked and the chili soft, about 10 minutes.
    4. Add in the chicken with the yogurt marinade into the pan and cook for 5 minutes. Pour in stock and bring the mixture to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
    5. Stir in cream and almond flour and continue to simmer for 10-15 minutes until chicken is fully cooked. Season to taste.
    6. Serve right away over a bed of cauliflower rice and garnished with cilantro leaves.
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