Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken is packed with the rich, fragrant Indian flavors you love. Deliciously creamy and sweet, it’s a restaurant quality meal made in your slow cooker.

What You Need

Saute onion, garlic, and ginger in a skillet with butter over medium heat. Add curry powder, garam masala, chili powder, salt, pepper, and cook for another 30 seconds, stirring frequently. Transfer to a large slow cooker.


Add chicken, coconut milk, tomato paste on top and give it a stir.


Cover and cook on High heat for 2 hours or on Low heat for 4 hours.


In a small bowl, whisk cold water with cornstarch, add to slow cooker and stir. Cover with a lid and let butter chicken cook on High heat for 10 minutes or until thickened.


Serve butter chicken hot on a bed of rice garnished with cilantro.



Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 5 days or freeze leftovers for up to 3 months.

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