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Butter chicken

Butter chicken


This dish, featuring Co-op British chicken, is a real crowd-pleaser

  • Feeds 4 Feeds 4
  • Ready in 45 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1823kj 431kcal
  • Fat
    Low 10%
  • Saturates
    Low 13%
  • Sugar
    Low 10%
  • Salt
    Low 10%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 53g


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3cm ginger, grated
  • 2 tbsp Co-op tomato purée
  • 400g can Co-op chopped tomatoes
  • 4 Co-op British chicken breasts, chopped
  • 15g Co-op unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp Co-op 0% fat Greek style natural yogurt
  • 240g Co-op white basmati rice
  • Chilli and lime slices (optional)
  • Small handful coriander leaves


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion with 1 tbsp water on a medium heat for 6 mins, until starting to turn golden
  2. Stir in the chilli powder, cinnamon and cumin and another 1 tbsp water, and cook for 1-2 mins
  3. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for another minute
  4. Add the tomato purée, chopped tomatoes and 200ml water
  5. Stir, then cover and simmer over a low heat for 10 mins
  6. Stir in the chicken and simmer for 10 mins more
  7. Add the butter and stir in as it melts
  8. Turn the heat off and stir in the yogurt
  9. Meanwhile, cook the rice according to the pack instructions
  10. Serve the rice with the curry, scatter with the coriander and garnish with chilli and lime slices, if you like

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