December 24


ChefD’s Butter Chicken

By Kevin Fabris

December 24, 2020

Butter Chicken, ChefD, Recipes

This is ChefD's Favorite Recipe!

ChefD's Butter Chicken is a traditional curry inspired by Canada’s own Vikram Vij, one of the pioneers of Indian cuisine in North America. Its mouthwatering taste profile combines an assortment of fragrant spices, tomatoes, butter, cream, garlic, ginger and Nutrafarms pastured chicken breasts. 


  • Knob of butter
  • 1 onion
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Curry powder
  • Fresh tomatoes
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Vegetable stock
  •  2 Nutrafarms Boneless Skinless Pastured Chicken Breasts from Nutrafarms 


  • 1. Melt 2 tbsp butter in pan on stove
  • 2. Add 1 chopped onion
  • 3. Add 1 tbsp diced garlic & 1 knob of diced ginger
  • 4. Add 4 tbsp curry powder
  • 5. Roast off
  • 6. Add 1 cup fresh diced tomatoes
  • 7. Add 1 cup canned tomatoes
  • 8. Pour in 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 9. Simmer for 1 hour
  • 10. Slowly pour in 1 cup of 35% cream
  • 11. Add diced boneless/skinless chicken breast and cook for 15 more minutes
  • 12. Serve over rice or quinoa

With a recipe as delicious as this, we won’t be surprised if you decide to skip take-out night and have an authentic taste of India right at home!


Chef Darryl Fletcher has been working with Nutrafarms for nearly a decade.  His passion for making Canadian comfort while using locally-raised, Ontario ingredients is evident in every bite.  

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