The Best Chicken Tikka Masala

Yields: 4 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 24 Hr Cook Time: 25 Mins Total Time: 24 Hr 25 Mins

A great British favorite!  If you love curry you will absolutely adore this dish!

Ingredients

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    For the Tikka Masala
  • For the chicken

Instructions

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  • Mix together all the spices for the tikka masala.
  • To make the chicken, mix together 2 tsp of the tikka masala, a pinch of salt, smoked paprika, chilli powder, 5 garlic cloves, soy sauce and olive oil in a large bowl. Coat the chicken pieces in the spices, cover and leave to marinate in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
  • Remove the chicken from the refrigerator and bring it to room temperature. Heat the vegetable oil in a large frying pan until it begins to smoke. Add the chicken until browned. Remove from the pan and place on a warm plate.
  • Add 2 large tsp of tikka masala to the oil in the frying pan with the onions, garlic and tomatoes, fry for 2-3 minutes, until the onions have softened.
  • Add the coconut cream, mix through and add the chicken. Cook the chicken 15-20 minutes whilst bringing the sauce to a simmer to allow it to thicken, season to taste.
  • Serve the chicken tikka masala, basmati rice Indian breads and a sprinkling of fresh coriander... Delicious!

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