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Creamy Butter Chicken & Herby Rice

Creamy Butter Chicken & Herby Rice

Rating
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Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Indian

Butter chicken or 'murgh makhani' is a popular Indian dish of chicken in a mildly spiced curry sauce. The dish has its roots in Punjabi cuisine, but is served the world over. Ours is plated up with fragrant parsley-flecked rice

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Indian

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Onion
1 onion
Tomato
2 tomatoes
garlic-clove
2 garlic cloves
fresh-ginger
1 knob of fresh root ginger (15g)
fresh-parsley
10g fresh parsley
tomato paste 3.18
2 tbsp rich tomato paste †
large British chicken breast
1 large British chicken breast fillet
Cornish clotted cream
40g Cornish clotted cream †
cinnamon
1 tsp ground cinnamon
ground-cumin
1 tsp ground cumin seeds
ground-coriander
1 tsp ground coriander seeds
basmati-rice
150g fragrant basmati rice
You Will Need
Food processor, butter, pepper, salt, sugar, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 brown onion
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 15g fresh root ginger
  • 10g parsley
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 large British chicken breast fillet
  • 1 pot of Cornish clotted cream (40g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 130g basmati rice
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 675 kJ
160 kcal
2400 kJ
568 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
4.4 g
2.4 g
15.6 g
8.5 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
18.7 g
2.3 g
66.6 g
8.3 g
Fibre 1.3 g 4.6 g
Protein 12.5 g 44.5 g
Salt 0.07 g 0.25 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 brown onion
brown onion
1 tomato
tomato
1 garlic clove
garlic
15g fresh root ginger
ginger
10g parsley
flat parley (100%)
2 tbsp tomato paste
tomatoes (sulphites)
1 large British chicken breast fillet
chicken breast fillet (100%)
1 pot of Cornish clotted cream (40g)
Cornish cow's milk (100%)
1 tsp ground cinnamon
ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground cumin
ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
ground coriander
130g basmati rice
basmati rice
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (sulphites, milk)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Creamy Butter Chicken & Herby Rice

Add the basmati rice and 350ml [700ml] water to a pot with a lid and bring to the boil over a high heat

Once boiling, reduce the heat to very low and cook, covered, for 10-15 min or until all the water has absorbed and the rice is cooked

Meanwhile, combine the cinnamon, ground cumin, ground coriander and plenty of salt and pepper in a mixing bowl

2 Creamy Butter Chicken & Herby Rice

Cut the chicken breast[s] into bite-size pieces and add them to the bowl of spices

Heat a pan (preferably non-stick) with a matching lid with a drizzle of vegetable oil over a high heat 

Once hot, add the spice-coated chicken and cook for 2 min or until the chicken has browned a little, then transfer the browned chicken to a plate and keep the pan for later

3 Creamy Butter Chicken & Herby Rice

Meanwhile, peel and chop the onion[s] finely

Peel the ginger (scrape the skin off with a teaspoon) and finely chop (or grate)

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic 

 

4 Creamy Butter Chicken & Herby Rice

Return the pan to a medium heat with a knob of butter

Once hot, add the onion, garlic and ginger with a pinch of salt 

Cook for 4-5 min, or until the onions have softened slightly

Meanwhile, chop the tomatoes finely

5 Creamy Butter Chicken & Herby Rice

Once the onions have softened, add the tomato paste, chopped tomatoes and a pinch of sugar to the pan

Cook for a further 3-5 min

Tip: loosen the mixture with a couple of splashes of water if it's too dry

6 Creamy Butter Chicken & Herby Rice

Meanwhile, chop the parsley finely, including the stalks 

 

7 Creamy Butter Chicken & Herby Rice

Transfer the softened tomato mixture to a food processor and blitz until smooth, then add the clotted cream and blitz again

Add the blitzed mixture to the pan and reduce the heat to low

Return the chicken, add 100ml [200ml] water, cover with a lid and cook for another 3-4 min, or until the chicken is cooked through

Stir the chopped parsley through the fluffed rice

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Season the herby rice with salt and pepper

Serve the butter chicken over the herby rice

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