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Butter Chicken topped with fresh coriander in a large pot.

Paleo & Keto Butter Chicken & Naan

Easy, yummy and can be made in under 30 minutes. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Keto / Low Carb
Keyword 30 minutes, butter chicken, Dinner, keto, Paleo
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 517kcal
Author Idriss


Keto Naan

Butter Chicken Marinade

  • 2 lbs skinless deboned chicken thighs cut into thirds
  • 1 cup coconut yogurt
  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Butter Chicken Sauce


Start by cooking your chicken

  • Preheat your oven at 400 F. 
  • In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the butter chicken marinade. Make sure all your chicken breast cubes are thoroughly covered. Place on a baking tray and bake for 10-12 minutes or until your chicken is not pink in the middle anymore.

Butter chicken sauce

  • Heat up your coconut oil in a pot on medium heat and add your minced onion and ginger. Cook for 3-4 minutes and add your coconut cream cream. Add the rest of your spices : cardamom powder, garam masala, ground turmeric, paprika and salt. 
  • Lower the heat and let simmer for 12 minutes or until the sauce thickens. Add your cooked chicken and fresh coriander to the sauce and stir. Cook for another 5 minutes, remove from the heat, cover and set aside.

Keto Naan

  • In a bowl, add coconut flour, salt, psyllium husk and baking powder. Add your egg white & warm water and mix by hand until your are able to form a dough. Cut your dough into 6 equal pieces. 
  • Heat up a non-stick pan on medium-high heat. Take one dough ball and place between two parchemin paper sheets and using a rollin pin, roll out your dough until it's 1/4" in thickness.
  • Warm up a non stick pan and cook your flatbread for 3 minutes on one side and flip, then cook for another 3 minutes on the other side. Repeat until all your bread is cooked and ready to enjoy.
  • Serve and enjoy.


These nutritional facts are for 1 serving of butter chicken and one flatbread.   


Sugar: 2.8g | Fiber: 11g | Calories: 517kcal | Fat: 33.2g | Protein: 47.9g | Carbohydrates: 18g