Friday, March 5, 2010

Butter Chicken

2 tbsp butter
1 cup onions, chopped
2 tsp garlic, minced
1 tbsp gingerroot, minced
1 tsp chili powder
½ tsp turmeric
¼ tsp cinnamon
1-19-oz can diced tomatoes, undrained
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp brown sugar
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
1 whole rotisserie chicken, cut up
1/3 cup light (5%) cream
¼ cup light sour cream or yogurt
1 tbsp minced fresh cilantro
Hot cooked basmati rice

Melt butter in deep skillet. Add onions & garlic and cook until tender. Add gingerroot, chili powder, tumeric and cinnamon. Cook 1 minute more. Add undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add cut up chicken, cream and sour cream. Simmer, uncovered 5 minutes more. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro. Serve over hot basmati rice.

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