Butter Chicken Pasta

This is one of those recipes you will make a lot.  You must keep the ingredients in your cupboard, for the nights you want to eat comfort food, but don’t have the time.  It is super easy and packed with flavour.


500g chicken fillets, cut into strips

2 tablespoons of olive oil

400g Ready made butter chicken cook in sauce

1 teaspoon garlic

1 teaspoon fresh ginger

1 teaspoon turmeric

115g Tomato paste

1 cup cream or coconut milk

1 packet of pasta penne

Double cream Greek yogurt

Salt and pepper

Fresh salad, cabbage, corn, red pepper, sliced finely and coated with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.

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While you cook your pasta.  Heat olive oil in a pan and fry the chicken, garlic, ginger, turmeric and tomato paste.  Season with salt and pepper.  Add the ready-made butter chicken cook in sauce and 1 cup of cream or coconut milk.  Cook together for 8min.

Serve with the salad and double cream Greek yogurt.

Enjoy with your glass of Van Zijl’s Sauvignon Blanc.


2018-08-16T22:48:30+02:00 2 Comments


  1. Eonay Terblanche August 1, 2019 at 11:49 am - Reply

    This was an absolute dinner-winner! Double up the recipe as everyone wants seconds!

    • Elmarie@eb
      Elmarie@eb August 1, 2019 at 12:00 pm - Reply

      This is fantastic news, thank you for sharing it with me. Glad you guys enjoyed it.

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