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Crock pot butter chicken recipe

Turn plain chicken into delicious Crock pot butter chicken recipe. Your family will enjoy this flavorful and creamy sauce with curry flavor and more.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Crock pot butter chicken recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 422kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 2 cup cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 6 oz. tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons yellow curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 lime juiced


  • In a small bowl, whisk together chicken stock, tomato paste, curry powder, garam masala, turmeric, salt and pepper.
  • Place chicken, onion, garlic and ginger into a 4-qt slow cooker. Stir in chicken stock mixture.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 4 hours. Stir in heavy cream, lime juice and brown sugar; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Serve immediately with rice.


Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 833mg | Potassium: 960mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1061IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg