Main Course, Recipe

No Butter Chicken 

Servings: 10 portions
Difficulty: Medium
Preparation time: 1 hour



  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 kg of boneless chicken breast, diced into 3 cm cubes
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 6 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 large can of unsalted ground or purée tomatoes (796ml)
  • 2 cups of coconut milk (I chose the unsweet Silk coconut milk, since it contains less harmful fats then many canned coconut milks)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can of white kidney beans (540ml)
  • 3 tablespoon of curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  • Salt



  1. In a large pot, warm oil over medium-high heat. Add diced chicken and brown the pieces on each side. Remove the chicken pieces and reserve.
  2. In the same pot, brown the onion until golden.
  3. Add garlic, ground or purée tomatoes, coconut milk, curry powder, garlic powder and salt. Stir and bring to a boil
  4. Add browned chicken and beans.
  5. Reduce to medium-low heat and let simmer for 15-20 minutes
  6. Remove from heat and enjoy with basmati rice!

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts for one portion No-Butter Chicken
Energy 240 kcal
Protein 28 g
Fats 5.3 g
Carbohydrates 21 g


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