Simple Butter Chicken

88742hButter chicken is a family favourite and an easy step into Indian flavours that even kids will enjoy. Use a butter chicken sauce to make this classic dish an easy and quick homemade meal. The addition of chick peas adds fibre, protein, and is an inexpensive way to stretch a meal to feed more people at your table.

Butter Chicken

Serves 4


• 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat

• 1 tbsp canola oil

• 1/4 tsp salt

• 400 mL jar Great Value butter chicken sauce

• 1 1/2 cups frozen peas

• 540 mL can Great Value chick peas, drained and rinsed

• Fresh cilantro (optional)


1. Cut chicken into large cubes. Heat a large, deep frypan over high. Add oil, then chicken and salt. Cook 2 to 4 minutes or until chicken is partially cooked and slightly golden.

2. Reduce heat to medium-low and pour in sauce. Cook covered for 5 to 8 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked. Stir in peas and chick peas and cook another 3 to 5 minutes or until heated through. Stir in cilantro. Serve over rice.

Sauce is available exclusively at Walmart.

Written by Marc & Mandy

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