Meat-Free Butter Chicken


THIS Butter Chicken
Prep Time: 35M
Cooking Time: 25M
Serves: 2

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1 Pack THIS Isn’t Chicken (Or similar)

2 tbsp vegan yoghurt

1 tbsp peeled ginger, finely chopped

2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp oil

1 tsp salt

5 tsp butter chicken spice blend

For the Vegan Butter Chicken Sauce:

2 tbsp vegan butter

1 medium onion, chopped

3 tsp fresh garlic, chopped

3 tsp fresh ginger, chopped

5 tsp butter chicken spice blend

1 tin chopped tomatoes

4 tsp brown sugar

1 ½ tsp salt

50ml plant-based milk

50ml water

100ml vegan cream

¼ tsp garam masala

1 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, chopped for garnishing

You need to try this vegan butter chicken! Rich, creamy and completely delicious, this meatless butter chicken is perfect for vegans and omnivores alike.

Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 2


Step One: marinade

1. In a bowl mix all the chicken tikka marinade ingredients together. Add the THIS chicken and stir to coat well. Leave covered in the fridge for 30 minutes so the chicken soak up the marinade.
2. Grab a skillet and drizzle some oil in the bottom of the pan, fry the marinated chicken pieces for 5 minutes until they start to change colour and brown.

Step Two: Butter Chicken Sauce 
1. Melt 1 tbsp of the vegan butter in a large pan on a medium heat, add the chopped onions, ginger and garlic. Cook for approximately 8-9 minutes until onions are soft and translucent. Add the Butter Chicken Blend and stir for a few seconds.
2. Add the tinned tomatoes, sugar, salt, plant-based milk and water, then stir until mixed well together. Cover and cook on a medium heat for 10 mins. Remove the pan from the heat and place the mixture into a blender or food processor until it forms a smooth curry texture.
3. Add the THIS isn’t chicken pieces into the sauce, stir and cook for a further 3-4 mins on medium heat until the chicken is heated through. Add the cream, remaining tbsp of butter, and the Garam Masala. Stir and cook for a further 2 mins. Serve with a sprinkle of chopped coriander.

If you enjoyed this recipe, check out this vegan chicken fried rice.

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