Wendy's Indian Butter Chicken


This recipe resembles a dish from an Indian restaurant in my town. I love it. It's got a great unique flavor to it; garam masala is the spice used. Creamy - a favorite! Serve over rice.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
6 servings


  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 1 ½ onions, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 8 tomatoes

  • 1 large green bell pepper

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 2 teaspoons garam masala

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ cup heavy cream

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into bite-size pieces


  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Finely chop the onions and garlic in a blender or food processor, and cook in the skillet until tender. Puree the tomatoes and green bell pepper in the blender or food processor, and mix into the skillet. Season with salt, garam masala, and chili powder. Stir in the cream and butter, and continue cooking until heated through.

  2. Mix the chicken into the skillet. Cover, and simmer 20 minutes, or until chicken juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

347 Calories
26g Fat
12g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 347
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 1275mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 46mg 230%
Calcium 55mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 611mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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