This Butter Chicken Instant Pot recipe is easy to make and only in 14 minutes. Made using boneless skinless chicken thighs, this dish is tender and flavorful. Best served with basmati rice or cauliflower rice.
Once the tomatoes start breaking down add the tomato paste and ½ cup of water to the pot. Turn off the Instant Pot.
Turn the IP oon again, this time on Poultry mode - should default to 15 minutes. You can also use manual mode to set the time.
Carefully remove all the chicken from the pot using a slotted spoon and add it to a large serving bowl. Cover the bowl with foil to keep warm.
Allow the sauce to cool for a few minutes, then add the cubed butter and heavy cream to the pot. Using an immersion blender or pour the sauce into a regular blender), blend for 30 seconds. The sauce will be thicker. Add the sauce to the chicken and gently mix so the sauce is evenly distributed.
Because of the high fat content in chicken thighs, some people may prefer to skim off any liquid fat before add the butter and cream.