Easy & delicious healthy Indian butter chicken

Prep Time: 5 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins | Serves: 2
Main Course | Cuisine: Indian | Diet: Whole30 Approved/ Keto-Friendly


We are big fans of Indian cuisine, but we will admit, we have always been a bit frightened of trying to make any of our favorite dishes. The flavors of India are pretty complex, and a lot can go into making a dish just right and sometimes we simply don’t have that kind of time. That's where Good Food For Good's Whole30 Approved plant-based Butter Chicken Sauce comes in! Best part, it is loaded with flavor instead of sugar, additives and dairy. Doing Whole30? You need this.

If you are looking for an easy to make and a naturally dairy-free and Whole30 compliant chicken recipe that EVERYONE will love? Look no further! Because this vegan friendly plant-based Indian butter chicken recipe is DAMN GOOD! In fact, this Whole30 butter chicken recipe is a family favorite that even a toddler will eat!

In Founder & CEO, Whole30, Melissa’s own words: “As a CEO and a parent, dinner in a hurry is a regular occurrence. That's why Good Food for Good's no added sugar sauce collection shows up at our table regularly. They transform our protein and veggies into delicious, hearty meals in an instant, with unique flavours that my whole family loves."



  • 2 tbsp coconut or avocado oil
  • 2 pieces of chicken breasts
  • 1 jar of Good Food For Good Butter Chicken Sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • Handful of chopped coriander for garnish
  • A few chopped cashew nuts for garnish (optional)


Good Food For Good's Butter Chicken Sauce is made with all organic ingredients and has only 25 calories/2g of net carbs per serving. It uses superfood hemp seeds to add the creaminess and just a touch of dates for sweetness keeping total sugar to be 2g per serving of 1⁄4 cup of sauce.

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  1. Wash and cut chicken breast into bite sized pieces.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. When hot, add chicken breast, salt, pepper & paprika.
  4. Sauté for 5-6 minutes on medium heat. Then cover the skillet on simmered heat for 10 minutes until the chicken is cooked thoroughly.
  5. Pour in 1 jar of Good Food For Good Butter Chicken Sauce, mix well and cook on medium-low heat for another 4-5 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat, garnish with coriander and cashews (optional). 



Tell me more about Good Food For Good Butter Chicken Sauce? 
Good Food For Good's Butter Chicken Sauce is made with all organic, natural and wholesome ingredients. It uses superfood hemp seeds to add the creaminess instead of dairy and just a touch of dates for sweetness instead of added sugars. Effortlessly add flavor, and variety to your Whole30 September challenge!


What is butter chicken sauce made of? 
Creamy, mild with loads of flavor, made with ingredients to not only give you that same original taste but is also great for you! Our fresh sauce is bursting with aromas of cardamom, fenugreek and is creamed with organic hemp seeds. This Indian vegan sauce is so versatile you can add it to just about anything. 

Our sauce includes organic tomato paste made from fresh ripe tomatoes, organic onions, organic lime juice, organic hemp seeds, organic coconut oil, organic date paste, organic fenugreek leaves, organic garlic powder, organic ginger powder, organic turmeric powder, sea salt, organic clove powder, organic coriander powder, organic cumin powder, organic cardamom powder, organic cayenne powder, organic cinnamon powder.


Is butter chicken good for diet?
Our crave-worthy sauces are made from only delicious, natural ingredients that you can find in your kitchen. They are all-natural, is certified organic and have no added sugar. Our sauce has only 25 calories per serving and 1% carbs. This plant-based Indian butter chicken sauce is Paleo-friendly, Keto-friendly and Whole30 Approved. 


What can I use instead of cream in butter chicken?
The creamy texture of our butter chicken sauce comes from organic hemp seeds. According to One Green Planet, they’re not just full of all the essential amino acids, but also bring omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, magnesium and iron to the table as well. In fact, hemp seeds contain almost as much protein as soybeans.


Where is butter chicken from?
Butter chicken is without question the most popular dish to emerge from India; it may even be one of the most popular dishes in the world. It originated from Northern India in 1948.


Can you make butter chicken in an Instant Pot? 
Yes, this easy and delicious Indian butter chicken recipe can be easily made in an Instant Pot as well.  


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