Chicken Tikka Masala

Ingredients

  • 3-4 chicken breasts
  • ½ cup plain yogurt (try greek next time)
  • cumin
  • ground coriander
  • salt
  • 1 cup rice
  • Frozen peas
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream (up to – depends on taste)
  • 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 4 cloves garlic (or 4 tsp of pre-chopped)
  • fresh ginger (1 x 2 inch chunk), grated
  • Garam Masala mix

Directions

  1. Rice
    1. Add rice and 1.5x the water.
    2. Cook with the 2 tbsp of butter, and a pinch of salt.
    3. Add frozen peas when cooker says 1 minute left
  2. Chicken
    1. season with salt
    2. sprinkle with cumin and coriander (light coating)
    3. coat with yogurt (fairly thin coating)
    4. transfer to baking sheet and place on crumpled foil (to elevate the chicken)
    5. broil for 5-7 min then flip for another 5-7
  3. Tikka Masala sauce
    1. chop large onion and cook in pan with oil. Brown slightly on medium heat
    2. add garlic, ginger, and 1.5 tsp salt
    3. reduce heat to MED
    4. add 3 Tbsp of Garam Masala
    5. add can of tomatoes
    6. simmer on MED for a few min
    7. add the 1 cup heavy cream
    8. chop up chicken and add to sauce

Inspired by: pioneer woman

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