Easy Chicken Tikka Masala

Author: Stefi Hsia

PREP TIME:

1 hour 15 min

COOK TIME:

45 min

TOTAL TIME:

2 hours

YIELD:

4 servings

If you’re new to Indian cuisine and don’t know where to start, you should definitely try making this tikka masala! The pre-made sauce used in this recipe makes learning the flavor notes easier. You can also add in additional spices to suit your taste!

  • 4 lb boneless chicken breast
  • 1 ½  heads of garlic
  • 1 ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 1 jar Mayura Cuisine Organic Tikka Masala Sauce (18 oz)
  • 2 ½ cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups of rice
  • 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp chili flakes
  • 1 cup broccoli

Directions:

  1. Peel 1 ½ heads of garlic.
  2. Smush each garlic clove with the side of the knife and mince.
  3. Add the minced garlic into a large bowl. Continue this step with the rest of the garlic cloves.
  4. Add 1 ½ cup plain yogurt into the large bowl.
  5. Add 1 tbsp of cayenne pepper and 1 tbsp of chili flakes into the large bowl.
  6. Mix the ingredients in the large bowl until combined. This will be the marinade for the chicken.
  7. Slice the chicken breasts into bite-size pieces. Add them into the large bowl and mix until the chicken is covered with the marinade.
  8. Place the chicken in the fridge and let it marinate for 1 hour.
  9. While the chicken is marinating, add 2 cups of rice and 21/2 cups of chicken stock into the rice cooker. Press the start button and let it cook.
  10. After the chicken is done marinating, take it out of the fridge and arrange the chicken evenly on a lined sheet tray.
  11. Set the oven to broil (high). Place the tray of chicken into the oven for 10 minutes or until black spots begin to appear.
  12. Take the tray out of the oven and move the chicken into a large pan. Open the jar of Mayura Cuisine Organic Tikka Masala Sauce and pour it into the pan. Turn the stove to medium-high heat.
  13. Stir the chicken around until the chunks are submerged in the sauce and let it simmer for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  14. Blanch the broccoli in boiling water under tender.
  15. Plate the rice, broccoli, and chicken tikka masala. Enjoy!