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Indian Butter Chicken

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1 onion, chopped
2 T chopped ginger
1 jalapeno, chopped
1 T vegetable oil
2 tsp. garam masala
1 6-oz can tomato paste
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup whipping cream
1 1/2 lbs chicken meat, cubed
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 stick butter

Combine onion, ginger, jalapeno and oil. Cook until onion is browned. Stir in garam masala. Scrape mixture into blender; add tomato paste and chicken broth. Whirl until smooth. Pour back into pan; add cream. Bring to gentle boil. Reduce heat and simmer until reduced to 3 cups, about 5 minutes. Pour sauce into bowl and reserve. Mix chicken with salt and pepper. Cook in 1 T butter. Add sauce and simmer. Cut in remaining butter. Spoon chicken and sauce over cooked rice. Squeeze lime wedges, if desired.

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