Crockpot Butter Chicken Recipe

Crockpot Butter Chicken Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Kitchen Sanctuary via Youtube


This recipe from Kitchen Sanctuary on YouTube is everything you would want for a hearty chicken dish. It’s a rich and flavorful curry with chicken cooked in a creamy tomato and buttery sauce. I mean, it’s the perfect dish to impress the family. 


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The preparation for this recipe is pretty quick and easy and won’t take 15 minutes of your time. After that, leave it all to your trusty crockpot to do the magic. Learn how to make this fantastic chicken recipe by watching the video below for the step by step process, or continue reading down for the full written instructions.


  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 1/2 lb chicken breasts, diced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 – 14 oz cans of chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 6 cardamom pods
  • 1/2 cup double cream
  • handful of chopped coriander, garnish


Step 1

Preheat your crockpot to high. In a large pan, melt 3 tbsp butter with 1 tbsp vegetable oil, then add the diced onion and the diced chicken. Cook for five to six minutes or until the onions are translucent and the chicken is sealed. After this, add the minced garlic, 1 tsp minced ginger, 1 tsp salt, 1 1/2 tbsp garam masala, 1 tbsp curry powder, 1 tsp paprika, and 1 tsp cinnamon. Mix well.

Sauteing the chicken for the crockpot butter chicken recipe
Image credits: Kitchen Sanctuary via Youtube

Step 2

Next, pour 1 cup chicken stock, two cans (14 oz) of chopped tomatoes, 2 tbsp tomato paste, 2 tsp sugar, and six cardamom pods. Stir well, then transfer to your crockpot. Put on the lid and cook on high for four to five hours (or on low for six to eight hours.) After cooking, remove the cardamom pods and stir in 1/2 cup double cream. Stir and cook for another minute. Serve with some freshly chopped coriander.

Adding the tomato sauce into the crockpot butter chicken recipe
Image credits: Kitchen Sanctuary via Youtube

Crockpot Butter Chicken Recipe

Crockpot Butter Chicken Recipe

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