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A simple and quick dinner recipe for 10 minute butter chicken via Remodelaholic.com

10 Minute Butter Chicken

Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2


  • 6 tablespoons butter divided in thirds
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp chili powder to taste
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • cups tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Cilantro for garnish
  • 1 cup rice cooked


  • Heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet over medium-high and use it brown the pieces of the chicken so each side is browned.
  • Continue cooking chicken until cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165F.
  • Melt another 2 Tbsp of butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add the onion and garlic and cook until the onion is translucent. Add the garam masala, chili powder, cumin and heat for 30 seconds before adding the tomato sauce.
  • Bring the mixture to a simmer and let cook for 3-5 minutes before adding heavy cream. Simmer for 1 minute longer while you portion out the rice and chicken.
  • Add the remaining butter to the sauce, adjust the flavor with salt, pepper and additional spices, and then spoon out over the chicken.
  • Garnish with cilantro.