Monday, October 22, 2007

Chicken Tikka Masala


I got this recipe from Mrs. Presley on the Nest's Food board.
It tasted just like an authentic Indian restaurant. It was a little spicy for our taste, so I've adjusted the recipe to how I will make it the next time I prepare it.

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

Marinade:
1 C. plain yogurt
1 T. Lemon juice
2 t. cumin
1 t. cinnamon
1 t. cayenne pepper
1 1/2 t. ground black pepper
1 T. minced fresh ginger
1 t. garam masala
1 t. salt
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks

Sauce:
2 T. butter
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 t. cumin
2 t. paprika
2 t. garam masala
1 t. salt
2 (8oz) cans of tomato sauce
1 can diced tomatoes
2 c. fat free evaporated milk
*cilantro to garnish :)

In large bowl, combine marinade ingredients with chicken. Refrigerate for one hour or up to overnight.

Grill chicken chunks in George Foreman grill or skewer and grill on high heat.

Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic for 1 minute. Season with spices and salt. Stir in tomato sauce, tomatoes and milk. Simmer on low until sauce thickens, about 20 minutes. Add chicken and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve over Basmati Rice.

1 comment:

MrsPresley said...

i'm so glad you liked it! yeah, we like our food a bit spicy so maybe i need to add a disclaimer to my blog to cut down on the spices a bit :) would you mind linking back to my blog in your post? thanks! :)