Ultimate Chicken Tikka Masala

Recipe by Pink Penguin
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the chicken in a bowl with the yoghurt & tandoori paste and stir. Marinate for at least 15 minutes, or covered in the overnight in the fridge.
  • Preheat the grill to high. Take the chicken out of the marinade(reserving the liquid for later) and spread over a baking sheet. grill for 6 minutes each side until lightly charred.
  • Melt the butter in a casserole dish or large frying pan over a low heat and soften the onions for 10 minutes , stirring occasionally until just golden.
  • Stir in the garlic, ginger, bay leaves, salt and all the spices.Cook for 1-2 minutes until the spices release their aroma. Stir in the passata, reserved yoghurt marinade and the water.Simmer very gently fro 5 minutes until the sauce thickens until sauce thickens, adding extra water should it get to thick.Stir in the cooked chicken.
  • Serve with basmati rice or naan bread.
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