Slow-Cooked Butter Chicken Drumsticks

Slow-Cooked Butter Chicken Drumsticks

Slow-Cooked Butter Chicken Drumsticks

By: WellBeing Team

When making this recipe, if your slow cooker is big enough, double the batch so you can freeze and store for a quick dinner.


Servings

4

Prep time

Cook time

Recipe

Gluten Free


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp apple-cider vinegar
  • 3 tsp of minced garlic
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes/paste
  • ½ star anise
  • 3 cardamom pods, bruised
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 100g softened butter
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1kg chicken drumsticks
  • 4 medium-sized potatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 tin diced tomatoes
  • 270mL tin coconut cream
  • 1 cup uncooked Basmati rice
  • Slivered almonds (optional)
  • Handful fresh coriander, leaves chopped, Salt & pepper, to taste

Method


  • Set the timer on the slow cooker for 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low.
  • Add all the spices plus butter and onion into the slow cooker and combine well until butter is melted.
  • Toss drumsticks in spice mix and coat well. Add in potatoes and diced tomatoes.
  • Fill the tomato tin with water and add water into the slow cooker. Combine well and place lid on.
  • When the timer goes off, start preparing Basmati rice as per the instructions on the packet.
  • Use a slotted spoon to skim out the cardamon, cloves, star anise and cinnamon sticks from the mix and add in coconut cream, stir through.
  • Serve over a bed of cooked rice and top with a generous amount of sauce from the slow cooker, coriander leaves and slivered almonds (optional).
  • Serve with naan bread.

  

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WellBeing Team

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