Chicken tikka masala

Make time to marinate this incredibly tasty chicken dish, great cooked as barbecue skewers
By Reza Mahammad
Chicken tikka masala
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes plus 1-2 days marinating
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 900 g chicken, boneless
  • 1 small bunch of fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fried onions
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic paste
  • 10 green chillies, chopped
  • 100 ml yogurt
  • 100 ml single cream
  • juice of 1/2 limes
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala

Method

1. Place the coriander, fried onions, salt, ginger paste, garlic paste, green chillies, yoghurt, cream and lime juice in a food processor. Blend into a smooth paste.

2. Place the cubed chicken in a large bowl and toss thoroughly with the marinade paste. Sprinkle over the garam masala.

3. Cover with cling film and marinate in the fridge for 1-2 days.

4. Preheat the oven to 200°C/Gas 6.

5. Spread the chicken out evenly in a roasting tray and dot with butter.

6. Roast for 10-15 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Serve hot from the oven.

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