Slow Cooker

Butter Chicken

with basmati rice and peas

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk

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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 24 oz. Diced Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1½ cups Basmati Rice
  • ½ oz. Cilantro
  • Info
    3 oz. Butter
  • 12 fl. oz. Moroccan Spiced Tomato Sauce
  • 3 tsp. Tandoori Mix
  • ¼ cup Tomato Paste
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • Info
    3 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • 5 oz. Peas

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    521
  • Carbohydrates
    54g
  • Fat
    19g
  • Protein
    31g
  • Sodium
    919mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Large Pot
  • 1 Slow Cooker

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Halve and peel onion. Cut halves into ¼" slices. Mince cilantro, leaves and stems. Pat chicken dry.

  2. 2

    Cook the Meal

    Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. If using an electric pressure cooker, fold top edges in before putting on lid. Combine onion, spiced tomato sauce, tomato paste, tandoori seasoning, ¼ cup water, ¾ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper in slow cooker. Top with chicken. Turn slow cooker on to high heat. Cover, and cook until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 4 hours.

  3. 3

    Cook the Rice

    Bring a medium pot with rice and 3 cups water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until rice is tender, 14-17 minutes. Remove from burner and set aside, covered.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    While rice is boiling, stir butter, cream cheese, and peas into slow cooker. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping rice with butter chicken and garnishing with cilantro. Bon appétit!

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