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Quick Butter Chicken Masala

Quick Butter Chicken Masala

with Mustard Seed Green Beans and Rice

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Looking for a quick and tasty midweek dinner option? Try cooking up our Quick Butter Chicken Masala in just 20 minutes for a delicious and speedy meal.


Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the conflict in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time20 minutes
Difficulty levelMedium
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

1 unit(s)


150 grams

Basmati Rice

280 grams

Diced Chicken Thigh

2 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

80 grams

Green Beans

1 sachet(s)

Tomato Puree

1 pot(s)

North Indian Style Spice Mix

10 grams

Chicken Stock Paste

1 pot(s)

Mustard Seeds


150 grams

Soured Cream


30 grams



Not included in your delivery

½ tsp


100 milliliter(s)


Nutritional information
Nutritional informationarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
per 100g
Energy (kJ)3441 kJ
Energy (kcal)822 kcal
Fat42.0 g
of which saturates21.0 g
Carbohydrate72 g
of which sugars7.0 g
Protein40 g
Salt1.2 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Cutting board
Frying Pan
Garlic Press
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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a) Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil with a 1/4 tsp salt for the rice.
b) Peel and halve the ginger. TIP: Use a teaspoon to easily scrape away the peel.
c) When boiling, add the rice and half the ginger.
d) Cook for 12 mins then drain in a sieve, pop back in the pan and cover with a lid to keep warm.


a) Meanwhile, heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan on medium-high heat.
b) Once hot, add the chicken and season with salt and pepper. Stir-fry until golden brown, 4-5 mins. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands after handling raw chicken and its packaging.
c) While the chicken cooks, grate the remaining ginger. Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press). Trim the green beans and chop into thirds .


a) Once the chicken is brown, add the tomato puree, North Indian style spice mix, grated ginger and half the garlic.
b) Stir together, then pour in the water and sugar (see ingredients for both amounts). Stir in the chicken stock paste.
c) Bring to the boil and simmer until reduced by half, 3-5 mins.


a) While everything cooks, heat a drizzle of oil in another frying pan on medium-high heat.
b) Once hot, add the green beans. Season with salt and pepper, then stir-fry until starting to char, 2-3 mins.
c) Stir in the mustard seeds and remaining garlic and cook for 1 min.
d) Add a splash of water and immediately cover with a lid or some foil. Allow to cook until the beans are tender, 4-5 mins. Drain, then remove from the heat and keep covered.


a) Once the sauce has reduced, stir in the soured cream.
b) Bring to the boil, then stir in the butter until melted. Remove from the heat. IMPORTANT: The chicken is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
c) Taste and add salt and pepper if needed.


a) Remove the ginger from the rice and spoon the rice into bowls.
b) Top with the curry and scatter over the mustard seed green beans. Enjoy!