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Priya’s Easy Keto Butter Chicken

Chicken is galore in Keto and can be made in so many different ways. And surprisingly every time it tastes as good as before. So when on Keto you will by default keep looking for different recipes and ways to cook it. I have for you today an easy recipe to cook chicken. Butter Chicken needs very few ingredients and tastes delicious. It is cooked in butter and pepper as the main ingredients and is ready in very little time.

Easy Keto Butter Chicken
Priya’s Keto Easy Butter Chicken

My Keto Butter Pepper Chicken will become your family’s favorite too and you will be asked again and again to cook it. Try this easy recipe this Sunday and make it even extra special by adding some Keto Buns to it. I have used roughly and freshly grinded peppercorns for this recipe. But if you have small kids at home, you can always replace that with freshly grinded pepper powder.

Keto Butter Pepper Chicken is sure to lift your spirit and leave a very special aftertaste in your mouth.

And mind you it has no ginger, garlic, onions, and tomatoes.



Best Keto Butter Chicken Recipe

Keto Butter Chicken needs very few ingredients and tastes delicious. It is cooked in butter and pepper as the main ingredients, and is ready in very little time.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Butter Chicken, Keto Butter Chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinate Overnight 4 hours
Servings 5
Calories 390kcal


  • Bowl
  • Ladle
  • Teaspoon
  • Wok


  • kg Broiler Chicken
  • 100 gm Hung Curd or Full Fat Greek Yogurt
  • 50  gm Amul Butter
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • ½ tsp  Red Chilly Powder
  • White and Pink salt  according to taste
  • 50  gm Black Peppercorns whole


  • Wash the chicken thoroughly and pat it dry.
  • The hung curd needs to be measured and keep ready with the the spices.
  • Measure the peppercorns and roughly grind them. Pick the top corns which are not powdered completely and keep them aside for the tempering.
  • The hung curd, salt, powdered pepper, red chili powder needs to be added to the chicken and mixed with your hands, untill the chicken is covered properly with the marinade.
  • Add the olive oil to the marinade, mix some more. Let the chicken rest in the fridge for four to five hours.
  •  Measure the butter and heat it in a thick bottomed pan or wok. Add the half grinded pepper corns we had kept aside to it, when hot.
  • Drop the chicken in the butter and start cooking on low heat.
  • After four to five minutes cover the chicken and let it be for ten to twelve minutes on low heat. Keep stirring at regular intervals.
  • Once the chicken has an even golden colour you can serve it hot. Enjoy!


More nutrition information about Keto Butter Chicken
  • Fats – 17.3
  • Net Carbs – 4.7
  • Protein – 50.1


Also Read: Priya’s Keto Bombil Duck Pickle

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