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Butter Chicken with Spinach

Butter Chicken with Spinach

Looking for new meat dishes ideas? Try this butter chicken with spinach recipe, it's a simple Indian speciality to try absolutely.

03 September, 2018
Average: 2.8 (16 votes)

Cuisine

serves for

4

total time

3 HR 40 MIN

ingredients

Spinach
150 g
Garlic
2 cloves
Yogurt
150 g, 3.5% fat
Almonds
3 tbsp, finely ground
Garam Masala
2 - 3 tsp
Five Spice Powder
a good pinch, indian
Cinnamon
a good pinch
Cardamom
a good pinch, ground
Ginger
1 tsp, ground
Tomatoes
1 tin, chopped
Salt
Chicken
750 g, breast fillets
Clarified butter
2 - 3 tbsp
Onion
4
Coconut milk
200 ml
Vegetable Stock
as necessary

Preparation

How to prepare butter chicken with spinach

  • Wash and sort the spinach and drain well.
  • Peel the garlic and chop very finely.
  • Mix the yogurt, ground almonds, garam masala, five-spice mixture, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and 1 tsp salt.
  • Put the chicken breasts into a large bowl and pour the yogurt sauce over them.
  • Mix and leave to stand in a cool place for at least 3 hours (preferably overnight).
  • Heat the ghee in a deep nonstick frying pan, add the onions and sweat for 5 minutes.
  • Add the chicken and yoghurt mixture and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the coconut milk and a little vegetable stock if it is too thick.
  • Bring to the boil over a low heat, stir in the spinach and cook very gently for 5 minutes.
  • Check the seasoning and serve your butter chicken with spinach.

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