Nothing beats a good Indian curry, especially as the months get cooler. I don’t tend to go out for it much anymore, as i find it quite hard to resist the naan and rice while trying to eat Low Carb, but may enjoy it once in a while.

Some people argue that Butter Chicken isn’t a “traditional” Indian dish, however it is loved by many.  So I went hunting for the best Low Carb Butter Chicken Sauces

If you’re looking to give it at go at home, check out our list of the lowest carb ready made sauces.

Our criteria 10g carbs or less per 100g 

Updated February 2020

NameCarbs per 100gSupermarket
Pete Evans Butter Chicken Sauce5.8gColes
Sharwoods Butter Chicken7.5gColes/ Woolies
Chicken Tonight Mild Butter Chicken8.3gColes/ Woolies
Fodmapped 4 you Butter Chicken Sauce8.5gColes
Pataks Spicy Butter Chicken10gColes /Woolies
Spice Tailor Classic Butter Chicken10.6gColes/ Woolies

The Lowest Carb Butter Chicken Sauce is…

Pete Evans Butter Chicken Simmer Sauce

Ingredients: 

Tomatoes( Reconstituted Tomato Puree, Diced Tomatoes), Fresh Onion, Coconut Oil, Coconut (5.2%), Herbs and Spices (2.7%), Thickener ( Tapioca Starch), Garlic, Salt, Food Acid (Citric), Turmeric (0.1%), Vegetable Gum (Xanthan)

carbs per 100g: 5.8g

Comments:

  • No added sugar.

Sharwoods Butter Chicken Simmer Sauce

Ingredients: 

Water, Tomatoes (19%), Fried Onions (6%), Single Cream, Tomato Puree (4%) Modified starch 1422 Rapeseed oil, sugar, butter (2.5%) spices, ginger puree, salt, garlic puree, acidity regulator (citric acid) Coriander, Colour (Paprika Oleoresin)

Carbs per 100g: 7.5g


Chicken Tonight Butter Chicken Mild

Ingredients: 

Water, Tomato Puree (35%) (Reconstituted), Sunflower Oil, Lemon Juice (Reconstituted), Onion 14% (Reconstituted), Fresh Cream (3%), Thickeners (1422, Xanthan Gum), Sugar, Spices, Ginger, Almond Meal, Coriander, Salt, Egg Yolk, Garlic, Flavours (Contains Milk, Soy, Wheat), Parsley (0.3%) (Reconstituted), Chilli, Parsley, Colours (Carotene, Carmines,Annatto Extracts) (Contains Fish), Acid (Acetic Acid, Citric Acid), Herb Extract, Spice Extract.

Carbs per 100g: 8.3g


Fodmapped Butter Chicken

Ingredients: 

Water, Tomato Paste, Cream [contains Milk], Carrot, Coconut Milk [Coconut Extract, Water, Vegetable Gum (Xanthan, Guar)], Canola Oil, Ghee (2.3%) [contains Milk], Sugar, Spices, Corn Starch, Lemon Juice, Salt, Yeast Extract, Food Acid (Citric), Turmeric, Stabiliser (Pectin), Black Pepper, Vegetable Gum (Xanthan).

carbs per 100g: 8.5g

Comments:

  • Perfect for those following a FODMAP plan

Patak’s Butter Chicken Spicy

Ingredients: 
Water, Onion (9%), Tomato Puree (8%), Vegetable Ghee, Sugar, Cream (MILK) (3%), Modified Maize Starch (1422), Spices (1%), Coriander Leaf, Salt, Flavours, Onion Powder, Ginger, Dried Crushed Red Chilli (0.5%), Garlic Powder, Tamarind, Vegetable Gum (415), Acidity Regulators (270, 260), Butter Flavour (0.1%), Colours (Paprika Oleoresin, 129), Garlic.

Carbs per 100g: 10g


The Spice Tailor Classic Butter Chicken

Ingredients: 
Water, Tomato Paste (20%), Onions (17%), Cream (Milk), Cashew Nuts, Butter, Ginger (2%), Garlic, Spices (2%) Salt, Sugar, Sunflower Oil.

carbs per 100g: 10.6g

Comments:

  • Not an overly long ingredient list 👍

You can’t enjoy Butter Chicken without some rice to soak up that sauce… Miss rice, but still want a low carb option. Check out our LowER Carb Rice Blends!


Please note information was accurate at the time of collecting. If changes are made to the brand (packaging or nutrition) within our updates, please refer to their website. Changes may occur regarding their availability, please check with your local supermarket for more info.

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