Pressure Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

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Pressure Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
10min
Prep
40min
Total

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Description

Take the pressure out of weeknight dinners with our Pressure Cooker (or Instant Pot) Indian Butter Chicken. Not only is it full of flavor, quick to make, and only uses 4 ingredients, but our Test Kitchen literally cannot stop making it. 

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Ingredients
Serves 4
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1 lbs. Hy-Vee True boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1 c. red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
½ small white onion, sliced
1 (13.5-oz.) jar Culinary Tours butter chicken sauce
Basmati rice, hot-cooked, for serving
Naan flatbreads, for serving
Lime wedges, for serving
Hy-Vee plain nonfat yogurt, for garnish
Fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish

Things To Grab

  • 6-quart Instant Pot or pressure cooker
  • Meat thermometer

Directions

  1. Place chicken in a 6-quart Instant Pot or pressure cooker. Add peppers and onion. Pour sauce over ingredients. 

  2. Cover and cook on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes Once chicken has finished cooking, let pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Then, release the valve and allow steam to escape. Carefully remove lid. Insert a meat thermometer into chicken to check doneness (165 degrees).

  3. Transfer chicken to a cutting board; cut into bite-size pieces. Serve chicken and sauce over rice with naan and lime wedges. Garnish with yogurt and cilantro, if desired. 

Nutrition facts

Servings

310 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 17g
  • Cholesterol: 130mg
  • Sodium: 640mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Protein: 24g

Daily Values

0%
Iron 10%
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Calcium 4%
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Vitamin D 0%
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Potassium 6%