Keto Shredded Butter Chicken

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Keto Shredded Butter Chicken

40 minutes
Calories 390kcal


  • 2 pieces chicken leg quarters (800g)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger (800g)
  • 1 clove garlic (800g)
  • 1 red chili peppers (800g)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons coriander powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (800g)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream (800g)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 onions (peeled and sliced)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tomatoes (diced)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 1 red chili peppers (800g)
  • 2 teaspoons ginger (800g)
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (800g)


  • Cooking Chicken ThighsCombine all the ingredients in a bowl (excluding the olive oil) and coat the thighs with the mixed seasonings.
  • Pour the olive oil in a large bottom pan.
  • Leave the chicken in the heated pan until golden brown on all sides and cooked through.
  • Alternatively, bake or grill the chicken if desired.
  • When done, transfer to a plate and reserve.Making the sauceMelt a tablespoon of butter on a hot pan.
  • Sauté the tomatoes, garlic, and red onion with the ginger, chili, cumin seeds, and turmeric for 5 minutes.
  • Let the veggies soften.
  • Pour the water and heavy cream into the pan.
  • Add the remaining butter.
  • Let it boil before removing from the heat.Blend the sauce in a blender to produce a smooth, creamy paste.Reheat the sauce in the pan.
  • Gently drop the chicken in the sauce and season with more salt and pepper.
  • Stir occasionally so as not to burn the bottom part.
  • Leave to boil.
  • Set the heat to low and cook for 10 minutes till the sauce thickens.
  • Remove from the heat and serve.
  • If desired, do the extra step below.To serve as shredded rather than whole chicken leg, take out the chicken from the sauce and place on a plate or chopping board.
  • Scrape the meat off the bones using your hands or a fork.
  • Coat with the sauce and top with cinnamon and chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve with cauliflower rice or salad as a side.


Calories: 390kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:57:57.

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