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vesta
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posted December 01, 2015 10:08 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for vesta     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

I found this recepie in a crockpot cook book.
My daughter loves butter chicken and this turned out very good.

2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breat cubed ( bite size pieces)

3 TAblespoons butter
1 large onion finely chopped
1 cinnamon stick
4 cardamom pods
1 tsp mild chili powder
1 14 oz can chopped tomato
1/3 cup chicken stock
1/4 cup light cream
Salt and pepper
Chopped cilantro
Basmati rice and naan bread


Marinade
1 cup cashews
1 tablespoon fennel seed
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon ground coriander
1 tsp black peppercorns
1/2 tsp ground cloves
4 cloves garlic crushed
2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
6 tablespoons tomato paste
2/3 cup plain yogurt ( not low fat )

To make marinade:
Toast the first 7 ingredients in a nonstick skillet for 2-3 minutes.
Place in a food processor with rest of marinade ingredients. Process till smooth, transfer to a glass bowl with raw chicken pieces mix well. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.


Crockpot -
melt butter in a large skillet add onion, cinnamon stick, cardamom pods heat for about 6 minutes until onion is soft. Add chicken and cook for about 5 minutes until chicken is sealed. Then add mixture to crockpot stir in chili powder, canned tomato and chicken stock. Cover with lid and cook on high for 7 hours.


Stir in cream and cilantro, season to taste with salt and pepper serve over rice with naan.

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Randall
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posted December 04, 2015 02:38 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Love the idea of cinnamon!

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Randall
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posted December 05, 2015 11:47 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Especially sticks!

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posted December 08, 2015 01:14 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for PlutoSurvivor     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hey vesta, this one sounds good too. Thanks for contributing.

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Randall
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posted February 08, 2016 01:34 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Everything's better with butter!

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posted February 09, 2016 01:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Real butter, not margarine.

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posted February 10, 2016 01:49 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
And preferably melted.

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posted September 10, 2016 04:05 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Melted butter is great with crab legs, lobster, and corn on the cob.

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posted October 25, 2016 02:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Butter and salt!

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PlutoSurvivor
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posted November 02, 2016 12:53 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for PlutoSurvivor     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Yum

I've been making soups every other day in the crock pot. So nice coming home to a ready-meal

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