Slow cooker butter chicken (and vegan option)

A hearty slow cooker meal featuring a creamy sauce and some favorite Indian spices. This is a lightened-up version of a beloved favorite. Vegan option is included in the notes, too!



  1. 1. Brown the chicken on the stove (in butter or olive oil) for about 10 minutes, seasoning well with salt and pepper.
  2. 2. While the chicken is browning, add the onion, tomatoes, tomato sauce, green chiles, tomato paste, cinnamon, cumin, coriander, ginger and garlic into the slow cooker.
  3. 3. Top the slow cooker ingredients with the browned chicken and stir well. Season with salt and pepper before covering.
  4. 4. Set the slow cooker to cook on low for 4-6 hours.
  5. 5. Before serving, stir in the almond milk and butter, then garnish with chopped cilantro.
  6. 6. Enjoy over rice or sautéed veggies!


Vegan option


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