Ultimate Butter Chicken and Buttery Naan
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Ultimate Butter Chicken and Buttery Naan

Ultimate Butter Chicken and Buttery Naan

with Basmati Rice and Coriander

Looking for a taste of everyday luxury? This Ultimate Butter Chicken and Buttery Naan is our best ever version, with premium ingredients for an extra special twist on a classic recipe.

Cereals containing gluten

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 war 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 Time40 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes


serving amount

150 grams

Basmati Rice

2 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

1 bunch(es)


240 grams

Diced British Chicken Breast

50 grams

Korma Curry Paste

(Contains Mustard)

1 sachet(s)

North Indian Style Spice Mix

30 grams

Tomato Puree

10 grams

Chicken Stock Paste

150 grams

Creme Fraiche

(Contains Milk)

2 unit(s)

Plain Naans

(Contains Milk, Cereals containing gluten)

20 grams

Unsalted Butter

(Contains Milk)

Not included in your delivery

300 milliliter(s)

Water for the Rice

150 milliliter(s)

Water for the Sauce

1 tsp



Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)5120 kJ
Energy (kcal)1224 kcal
Fat49.6 g
of which saturates22.8 g
Carbohydrate138.5 g
of which sugars12.6 g
Protein53.9 g
Salt3.73 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Medium Saucepan
Garlic Press
Large Frying Pan
Baking Tray


Get the Rice On

Pour the water for the rice (see pantry for amount) into a medium saucepan with a tight-fitting lid.

Stir in the rice with 1/4 tsp salt and bring to the boil. Once boiling, turn the heat down to medium and cover with the lid.

Leave to cook for 10 mins, then remove the pan from the heat (still covered) and leave to the side for another 10 mins or until ready to serve (the rice will continue to cook in its own steam).

Fry the Chicken

Meanwhile, peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press). 

Roughly chop the coriander (stalks and all). 

Heat a drizzle of oil in a large frying pan on medium-high heat.

Once hot, add the diced chicken and season with salt and pepper. Fry until browned all over, 5-6 mins. Turn occasionally. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw chicken and its packaging.

Curry Up

Once the chicken is browned, stir in the garlic, korma curry paste and North Indian style spice mix. Cook for 1 min. 

Add the tomato puree, chicken stock paste, creme fraiche, water for the sauce and sugar (see pantry for both amounts). Stir together, then bring to the boil.

Lower the heat and simmer gently until the sauce has thickened and the chicken is cooked through, 8-10 mins. IMPORTANT: The chicken is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.

Warm the Naans

If you don't have a toaster, heat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7 for the naans while the sauce simmers.

When the curry has 5 mins left to cook, cut the naans in half widthways, then put in your toaster until golden.

If you're using the oven, put the naans onto a baking tray. Sprinkle with a little water and pop them into the oven to warm through, 2-3 mins.

Bring on the Butter

Once the sauce has thickened and the chicken is cooked, vigorously stir in two thirds of the butter until melted.

Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.


When everything's ready, fluff up the rice with a fork and share between your bowls. 

Top with your ultimate butter chicken. Spread the remaining butter over the naans and serve them alongside.

Finish with a scattering of the coriander.