Low Carb & Keto Butter Chicken

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Low Carb & Keto Butter Chicken

1 hour
Calories 950kcal


  • 1 cup greek yogurt (plain full-fat)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • kosher salt (plain full-fat)
  • 900 grams boneless chicken (plain full-fat)
  • 60 grams butter (plain full-fat)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (plain full-fat)
  • 1 onions (medium
  • 3 cloves garlic (plain full-fat)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger (plain full-fat)
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seed (plain full-fat)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 7 ounces diced tomatoes (plain full-fat)
  • 1 jalapeno chilies (plain full-fat)
  • kosher salt (plain full-fat)
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup heavy cream (plain full-fat)
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro leaves (plain full-fat)
  • cauliflower rice


  • Mix in a bowl yogurt, lemon juice, garam masala, turmeric, cumin, and season with salt to taste.
  • Stir in chicken pieces.
  • If possible, cover and refrigerate for a couple of hours (or up to a day).
  • Melt butter with oil in a large pan over medium heat until bubbly.
  • Add in onion and cook, stirring often, until translucent.
  • Add in garlic, ginger, cumin seeds and cinnamon.
  • Continue to cook until onions are browned, stirring frequently.
  • Add in tomatoes, chili and season with salt.
  • Cook until the tomatoes are fully cooked and the chili soft, about 10 minutes.
  • Add in the chicken with the yogurt marinade into the pan and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Pour in stock and bring the mixture to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.*Stir in cream and almond flour and continue to simmer for 10-15 minutes until chicken is fully cooked.
  • Season to taste.
  • Serve right away over a bed of cauliflower rice and garnished with cilantro leaves.


Calories: 950kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:14:35.

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