Yummy Butter Chicken Bites

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Sep. 25, 2014

A twist on the popular Butter Chicken, these bite size morsels are perfect for game night, snacking or your next soiree. Ground chicken is flavoured with spices like Tandoori Masala and tossed in a mellow buttery sauce. Includes extra for dipping(and double dipping). Easy to make and can prep ahead.

Ingredients

Lean ground chicken/Ground chicken 1 Pound
Red onion 1 , finely chopped
Green chili 1 , finely chopped
Butter stick 1/2 (1/2 Cup butter)
Tandoori masala powder 2 Tablespoon
Coriander 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
Pav bhaji masala/Curry powder 1 Teaspoon
Ginger garlic paste 2 Tablespoon
Tomato puree 2 Tablespoon (2
Whipping cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (1/2
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

Directions

MAKING

In a large bowl combine the lean ground chicken with tandoori masala, salt , pepper, and half of the chopped onions and chilies. Mix it well.

Pour out bite size morsels onto a plate. Deep fry these chicken balls in hot oil. They need to tough on the outside so they can be skewered.

For the butter chicken sauce add half a stick of the butter to a hot pan, oce it melts fry up the rest of the onions, chilies, and coriander.

Add all the powdered spices,  sauté it and then add 2 tbsp of the tomato puree then add the water san continue sautéing.

Add salt, pepper and whipping cream. Cream used can vary in quantity based on how mellow you want it to be.

Once the sauce is ready add the chicken ball and let it cook for a while.

SERVING

Place the bites on a platter, place individual toothpicks, garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 316Calories from Fat 230

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1131 mg47.13%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 16 g32%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet