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Quick Butter Chicken Masala

Quick Butter Chicken Masala

with Mustard Seed Green Beans and Ginger 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.

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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

Tomato Puree

1 pot(s)

North Indian Style Spice Mix

10 grams

Chicken Stock Paste

1 sachet

Mustard Seeds


75 grams

Creme Fraiche


20 grams

Unsalted Butter


Not included in your delivery

½ tsp


100 milliliter(s)

Water for the Sauce

Nutritional information
Nutritional informationarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
per 100g
Energy (kJ)3132 kJ
Energy (kcal)749 kcal
Fat35.7 g
of which saturates16.8 g
Carbohydrate67.8 g
of which sugars6.5 g
Protein38.6 g
Salt1.1 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.
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Frying Pan
Garlic Press
Aluminum Foil
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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a) Boil a full kettle.
b) Peel and halve the ginger. TIP: Use a teaspoon to easily scrape away the peel.
c) When boiling, pour the water into a large saucepan with 1/4 tsp salt on high heat. Add the rice and half the ginger and cook for 10-12 mins.
d) Drain in a sieve and pop back in the pan. Cover with a lid and leave to the side until ready to serve.


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, 5-6 mins. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment 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 has browned, add the tomato puree, North Indian style spice mix, grated ginger and half the garlic.
b) Stir together, then pour in the sugar and water for the sauce (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. Remove from the heat and keep covered.


a) Once the sauce has reduced, stir in the creme fraiche.
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 and discard the ginger from the rice and share between your bowls.
b) Top with the chicken masala curry and scatter over the mustard seed green beans. Enjoy!