Skillet Chicken Masala - America's Test Kitchen

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Haven't made this yet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pulse tomatoes in processor until coarsely ground.
  2. Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet over med-high heat until just smoking. Cook chicken until browned all over, about 5 minutes. Transfer to plate.
  3. Add onion to empty skillet. Cook over medium until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garam masala, garlic and ginger. Cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and bring to simmer. Lower heat to med-low, cover and cook until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in cream and browned chicken, along with any accumulated uices. Simmer until sauce is thickened, about 5 minutes. Stir in cilantro. Season with salt and pepper.
Most Helpful

Very good! Easy and quick to make too. The smell while it is cooking is divine. I'd like to add a few raisins to it next time and serve over rice or with pita or naan bread. Thanks for sharing! Made for Photo Tag!

breezermom November 23, 2013

Oh yeah! Everyone loved this - ESPECIALLY the picky one! She finished it for breakfast! Very easy to make & very flavorful. Made for my ZANY teammate during ZWT6!

Elmotoo May 29, 2010