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EASY INDIAN BUTTER CHICKEN

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter divided
  • 1 onion minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized chunks & lightly salted & peppered
  • 1 15 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 can 12 oz evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • Cooked rice to serve with butter chicken and sauce

Instructions

  • Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a large sauce pan over medium heat.
  • Stir in onion and garlic, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add chicken and cook an additional 10-12 minutes.
  • Add the remaining butter to the saucepan, along with the tomato sauce, evaporated milk, salt, cayenne pepper, and garam masala.
  • Bring to a simmer over medium heat, then reduce heat to medium-low; cover, and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve over cooked rice sprinkled with fresh cilantro, if desired.