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Chicken Tikka Masala

A Classic that Spans Centuries, Brought to your Table


Chicken Tikka Masala

Perhaps one of the most well-known Indian Classics. Often hard to achieve due to the depth and layers of flavor. Don't worry, Spicemode's got your back! Our Masala sauce is already perfectly balanced and includes all the spices necessary to make this timeless dish with 5 ingredients.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 Jar Masala Sauce
1.5 lbs Boneless Chicken Breast
15 oz Crushed Tomatoes
1 Cup Coconut Milk

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cut the Chicken into strips across the grain into bite-sized pieces and marinate in a spoonful of Masala sauce.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pot, add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Saute until browned, about 5 minutes. Remove chicken from the pan.
  3. Note : For a rustic, charred flavor, add a spoonfuls of yogurt and a dash of Spicemode Tikka Seasoning to step 1, if you have it on hand, for the classic preparation. Then place chicken on a sheet tray and broil in the oven for 6 minutes each side, until the edges are browned. 
  4. Next, add Masala sauce to same pot over medium heat, stir until fragrant. Add crushed tomatoes and simmer, stirring occasionally for 6-8 minutes, until flavors combine and sauce reduces.
  5. Add coconut milk. bring to a boil and then reduce heat and let simmer until the sauce has a nice consistency.
  6. Add chicken back to the pan, along with all the juices, and slowly simmer until the chicken is cooked through. 
  7. Taste for seasoning, add sugar and/or salt to balance the tartness of the tomatoes.