Protein-Packed Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

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Protein-Packed Chicken Tikka Masala
How To Make Protein-Packed Chicken Tikka Masala
  • Recipe By: Nutritionist Gurmeet Arora
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Protein-Packed Chicken Tikka Masala: One sure-fire way to reduce your stress is to have a a hearty home-cooked dinner. Here is a mouthwatering chicken tikka masala recipe, chocked-full of protein, healthy omegas, and inflammation-reducing spices.

Ingredients of Protein-Packed Chicken Tikka Masala

  • 1.5 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1.5 pounds boneless chicken (cut into 2-inch pieces)
  • 1 cup unsalted chicken stock
  • 1.5 cups yellow onion, chopped
  • 5 Garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 tbsp ginger, grated
  • 2 tbsp salt-free tomato puree
  • Spice blend:
  • 1.5 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • A quarter cup of heavy cream
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp cilantro

How to Make Protein-Packed Chicken Tikka Masala

  • 1.Cook oil over high heat in a large, heavy pot. Toss the chicken and evenly coat it in the oil by turning occasionally for 5–6 minutes until browning.
  • 2.Add garlic, onion, and ginger to the chicken while constantly stirring for 2 minutes.
  • 3.Add tomato puree, garam masala, turmeric, and cayenne pepper while stirring for another 2 minutes.
  • 4.Stir in chicken stock, heavy cream, and salt. Reduce to a simmer while stirring occasionally for around 10 minutes until the curry thickens.
  • 5.Add chopped cilantro as a garnish over the curry and serve with brown rice.
Key Ingredients: olive oil, boneless chicken (cut into 2-inch pieces), unsalted chicken stock, yellow onion, Garlic cloves (minced), ginger, salt-free tomato puree, turmeric powder, garam masala, cayenne, A quarter cup of heavy cream, kosher salt, cilantro