Instant Pot  (or not)  Butter Chicken


Why this is the Easiest One Pot Butter Chicken

✔️ 40 minute recipe ✔️ easy weeknight meal ✔️ Instant pot and stove top instructions


...what you'll need

☐ 14 to 15 oz. crushed tomatoes ☐ 2 tablespoons curry powder ☐ 1 tablespoon of minced garlic ☐ 1 tablespoon of minced ginger ☐ 2 teaspoons kosher salt  ☐ 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs ☐ 1 stick butter ☐ ¼ cup heavy cream ☐ 4 to 8 ounces baby spinach


Add the crushed tomatoes, spices, garlic and ginger to the Instant Pot


Coat the chicken thighs with the tomato mixture


Bring the Instant pot to pressure and cook for 10 minutes


Add butter and cream to the pot


Next, stir in cooked chicken and a handful of spinach

Recipe Tip

Don't have an Instant Pot? I've included instructions for making this on your stove!

Serve this easy butter chicken recipe over rice and with some naan for an easy weeknight meal the whole family will love!

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