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Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Slow cookers are trending and butter chicken is trending so, inherently, this recipe is trending

The internet is abuzz with images of butter chicken! Every time you open Pinterest, there it is, taunting us all. So, in an effort to curb all of our cravings, the experts at Spiceologist, the creator of innovative and premium spice blends to make good meals great, have come up with a winning recipe for this must-try dish.


  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons tandoori spice mix, such as Tandoori Glory Spice Rub
  • 3 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 can light coconut milk
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • cilantro, for serving


In a large skillet, heat the butter over medium high heat until just melted, add the onion, and sauté about 5 minutes until translucent. Add the garlic and stir to combine. Add the Tandoori Glory Spice Rub, tomato paste, and coconut milk and cook for 5 minutes, or until it begins to thicken. Remove from the heat.

Pour the coconut spice mixture into a slow cooker. Add the chicken pieces and toss to coat. Cook on low for 5 to 6 hours. Serve with steamed rice and sprinkle cilantro over.