Silken Chicken 'tikka Masala'

Recipe by Noo8820
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put the chicken in a bowl. Add the salt and lemon juice and rub them in.Prod the chicken lightly with a tip of a knife and rub the seasonings in again.
  • Add the remaining kebab ingredients except the oil,mix well,cover and refrigerate for 6-8 hours,although longer will not hurt at all!
  • Preheat the grill,thread the meat onto two to four skewers (flat,sword-like ones are best). Brush with oil and balance the skewers on the rim of a shallow baking tray.
  • Place about 5" from the heat source and grill for about 6 mins on each side or until lightly browned and cooked through.
  • FOR THE SAUCE:.
  • Pour the oil into a large non stick pan with a lid and set over med high heat. when the oil is hot add the onion and stir fry until they turn reddish brown (6-7 min).
  • Add the ginger and garlic and continue to fry,stirring for 1 minute.
  • Add the coriander,turmeric,cayenne and paprika, stir for 10 seconds,then add a tbsp of yogurt,stirring until it is absorbed.Add the remaining yogurt this way a tbsp at a time.
  • Put in the tomatoes and fry for 3-4 mins until they turn pulpy. Keep mashing them with the back of a wooden spoon to help the process along.
  • Add the salt and the stock and bring to a simmer.
  • Cover and reduce the heat to low and simmer gently for 15-20 mins.The sauce should turn thick.
  • Stir in the garam masala and fresh coriander,taste and add more salt if needed.
  • When the kebabs are cooked push the chicken off the skewers with a fork and fold the meat into the sauce.
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