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Tasty Tuesday - Megan's Butter Chicken

Megan of our accounts department submitted this yummy recipe for this week's Tasty Tuesday, using a locally made curry paste.

Butter Chicken Curry Recipe


  • 4 chicken fillets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 x 50g sachet Spice and all things nice Butter Chicken Paste (www.spice.co.za)
  • 1 onion
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 175 ml double cream greek yoghurt
  • 250 ml cream
  • 1 chicken stock cube dissolved in 150 ml boiling water
  • 1 small tin tomato paste
  • Fresh coriander



Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan. Add 1 onion (chopped) and garlic and cook on medium heat for 2 minutes until onion starts to soften.

Add full contents of pack of Butter Chicken Paste, yoghurt, 250 ml cream, 1 chicken stock and 1 tin tomato puree.

Simmer on low heat for 5 minutes.

Finally add chicken fillets (4-6) chopped into strips and cook for further 5 minutes or until cooked through.

Garnish fresh coriander and serve with Basmati Rice / Poppadums / Rotis.


Megan says:

This recipe was so simple yet delicious - it was easier to prepare than ordering a take-away would have been and much tastier! 

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