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Paleo + Whole30 Butter Chicken Recipe In a Chefman Slow Cooker


  • 3 T ghee, unsalted
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1/2 white onion, finely chopped
  • 3 T lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 t fresh ginger (or dried)
  • 1 t garam masala
  • 1 t chili powder
  • 1 t ground cumin
  • 1/2 t cardamom
  • 1/2 t turmeric
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 15 oz can (1 1/2 cup) tomato puree
  • 1 1/4 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into pieces (about 4 chicken breasts)


  1. Heat ghee in your Chefman Stoneware on the stove over medium high heat. Sauté shallot and onion until translucent, about 7 min.
  2. Add lemon juice, garlic, ginger, garam masala, chili powder, cumin, cardamom, turmeric, and bay leaf. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  3. Add tomato sauce and coconut milk, and stir to combine.
  4. Add chicken and stir to coat. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours. Enjoy over rice or cauliflower rice.
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