Deliciously Creamy: Authentic Butter Chicken Recipe From New Zealand

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Classic Butter Chicken

Ingredients:

Easy Butter Chicken Recipe - The Kiwi Country Girl
Easy Butter Chicken Recipe – The Kiwi Country Girl

1 kg chicken, cut into pieces
1 cup plain yogurt
2 tbsp butter
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp ginger, grated
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp paprika
1 cup tomato puree
1/2 cup cream
Salt and pepper to taste

Steps:

Marinate the chicken in yogurt for at least 1 hour.
Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and ginger and sauté until fragrant.
Add spices and cook for another minute.
Add marinated chicken and cook until browned on all sides.
Stir in tomato puree and cream. Simmer for 10-15 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot with rice or naan bread.

Butter Chicken Pizza

Ingredients:

1 pre-made pizza crust
1 cup cooked butter chicken, shredded
1/2 cup diced bell peppers
1/2 cup diced onions
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Steps:

Preheat oven to 400°F.
Spread butter chicken evenly over pizza crust.
Top with bell peppers, onions, and mozzarella cheese.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.
Sprinkle with cilantro before serving. Enjoy your butter chicken pizza!

Butter Chicken Tacos

Ingredients:

1 cup cooked butter chicken, shredded
8 small corn tortillas
1/2 cup shredded cabbage
1/4 cup diced tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
Lime wedges for serving

Steps:

Warm tortillas in a dry skillet until soft and pliable.
Divide butter chicken evenly among tortillas.
Top with shredded cabbage, diced tomatoes, and cilantro.
Squeeze lime wedges over tacos before serving. Enjoy your butter chicken tacos!