Spinach Butter Chicken
Recipe type: Creative Crock-Pot
Prep time: 10 minutes
Crockpot time: High 4-6 hours Low 8-10
Main ingredient: Chicken
Delicious served with Jasmine or Basmati Rice. Make up your own little packages of spice mixture for a last minute dinner idea. You may substitute 3 cups (750 mL) shredded carrots or zucchini for the spinach.
1 large onion, finely chopped
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 can (28 oz/796 mL) diced tomatoes with juice
1 can (5.5 fl oz/156 mL) tomato paste
2 tbsp (25 mL) butter, melted
2 tsp (10 mL) each: ground ginger, curry powder
1 tsp (5 mL) each: ground cumin, cinnamon, coriander
¼ tsp (1 mL) ground cardamom
1 lb (454 g) skinless chicken thighs (with or without bone) about 6-8 pieces
4 cups (1 L) fresh spinach
1 tbsp (15 mL) lime juice
1 cup (250mL) 3% plain yogurt
Toasted cashews, cilantro, to garnish
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1. Place onion, garlic, tomatoes, tomato paste, butter, ginger, curry powder, cumin, cinnamon, coriander,
cardamom and chicken into Crock-Pot® slow cooker; stir. Cook on HIGH 4-6 hours or on LOW 8-10 hours.
Chicken will shred when finished.
2. Mix in spinach, lime juice and yogurt, garnish with cashews and cilantro.
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