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Creamy Coconut Butter Chicken With Basmati Rice

Creamy Coconut Butter Chicken With Basmati Rice

Makes 4 servings

prep time 5 min

total time 20 min


  • 2 pkgs (each 250g) UNCLE BEN’S® BISTRO EXPRESS® Basmati
    2 tbsp (30 mL) canola oil
    2 tbsp (30 mL) Indian curry paste
    2 tbsp (30 mL) tomato paste
    1 tbsp (15 mL) minced ginger
    2 tbsp (30 mL) peanut butter
    1 can (400 mL) coconut milk
    6 Chicken Thighs Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs, cubed
    1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
    2 tbsp (30 mL) cilantro leaves (optional)
    4 pcs Naan bread, for serving


  • In a large skillet, heat oil set over medium-high heat. Add curry paste, tomato paste and ginger. Cook, stirring for 1 minute or until fragrant. Whisk in peanut butter and coconut milk; bring to a boil. Stir in chicken and salt. Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, prepare rice according to microwave directions.
  • Serve butter chicken over rice. Garnish with cilantro. Serve with Naan.


For a spicy kick with a crunch, add some sliced red-hot chili peppers and toasted cashews.

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