Cleaned Up Creamy Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

We’re dishing up a cleaned-up version of an all-time take-out favorite that your clients will absolutely love: Butter Chicken.

Butter Chicken
Butter Chicken

This recipe uses full-fat coconut milk as a dairy-free alternative to the traditionally used cream. Coconut milk creates that luxurious texture we all know and love.

This recipe is:

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Soy-free
  • Sugar-free
  • Candida diet-friendly
  • Low glycemic
Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

Servings: 4
Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 Chicken Breast
  • 2 tbsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Yellow Onion (diced)
  • 2 Garlic (cloves, minced)
  • 2 tbsps Ginger (grated)
  • 4 tbsps Tomato Paste
  • 2 tsps Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Curry Powder
  • 2 tsps Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1 cup Organic Coconut Milk (full fat)
  • 1 head Cauliflower
  • 1/2 Lime (juiced)


  1. Dice your chicken into cubes and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute your onion, garlic and ginger. Stir in tomato paste, paprika, curry, garam masala, sea salt and chilli powder. Cook for 1-2 minute or until fragrant.
  3. Add diced chicken and stir until cooked through, about 5-7 minutes. Add in the water and loosen the paste.
  4. Stir in coconut milk and reduce to simmer for about 5 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, create your cauliflower rice by adding the florets to the food processor. Process until the cauliflower has a rice-like consistency.
  6. Squeeze lime juice on cauliflower rice and transfer into a bowl.
  7. Remove from heat and ladle butter chicken over cauliflower rice. Enjoy!


Vegan or Budget-Friendly – Skip the chicken breast and replace with chickpeas, lentils or beans.

No Coconut Milk – Use Greek yogurt instead.

No Cauliflower Rice – Serve over brown rice or quinoa instead.

More Veggies – Add chopped cauliflower, sweet potatoes, peas, broccoli, baby spinach or chopped kale. Or serve it with a salad.

Storage – Refrigerate in an air-tight container for up to 2 – 3 days.

Butter Chicken

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