Chicken Tikka Masala

I love this recipe, I feel like I start all my post by saying this but this one is really good and a really quick one to make. I highly recommend chicken thighs, actually I always recommend them.

Chicken Tikka Masala
Serves: 4 servings
  • Dry Rub
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • Chicken
  • 1½ lb skinless and boneless chicken thighs, cut into strips
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup roasted cashews, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 cup coconut milk, fat part
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Dry Rub
  2. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients.
  3. Chicken
  4. First, season the meat with salt and pepper. Then add the meat and toss to coat thoroughly in the spice mixture. Set aside.
  5. In a large skillet, brown the chicken in the oil. Set aside on a plate.
  6. In the same skillet, brown the onion with the jalapeño. Add more oil, if needed. Add the garlic, ginger, and tomato paste. Cook for 1 minute. Return the chicken to the skillet. Add the cashews and the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer gently for about 20 minutes, stirring frequently.


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