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Chicken Tikka Masala

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    • You can marinade chicken for 24hrs to improve taste
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  • Serves 2
great tasting version of this curry, quite simple to make once you have all the spices.
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Ingredients

Marinade:-

  • 2 large chicken breasts.
  • 3 tbsp natural yoghurt.
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice.
  • 1 tsp chilli powder.
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin powder.
  • 1 tsp garlic and ginger crushed.

Tikka Masala:-

  • 1 medium onion.
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic.
  • drizzle of oil.
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 4 tbsp tomato puree
  • 3 tbsp double cream.

Method

  • STEP 1
    cut the chicken breasts into pieces, mix together the marinade ingredients and coat the chicken, leave for as long as possible preferably overnight.
  • STEP 2
    Chop the onion and crush the garlic and ginger from the tikka masala ingredients. fry the onion over a medium heat until brown then add the garlic and ginger.
  • STEP 3
    fry for 30 seconds then add the rest of the spices from the tikka masala ingredients.
  • STEP 4
    stir in the tomato puree and fry for 1-2 minutes. add the marinated chicken to the pan, stir and cook for 10 -15 minutes with the lid on, over a medium heat.
  • STEP 5
    add the cream to the pan and gently stir for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 6
    serve the tikka masala with rice.

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