Thursday, November 5, 2015

Chicken Tikka Masala

If you love Indian food, you'll love this recipe. So yummy!

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Chicken Tikka Masala
1 cup plain yogurt
1 Tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp black pepper
1 Tbsp fresh ginger or 1 tsp dried
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts

1 Tbsp butter
1 clove garlic, minced
1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
2 tsp paprika
2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp salt
1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
1 cup half & half
1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Combine all ingredients for the marinade. Pour over chicken and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Cook in a large skillet or on the grill. Discard marinade. Let chicken rest for a few minutes and then cut into slices.

In a large skillet, melt butter. Add garlic and jalapeno and saute for 1 minute. Season with paprika, cumin, and salt. Stir in tomato sauce and half & half. Simmer until thick, about 20 minutes. Add chicken and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve over rice and garnish with cilantro.

Serves 6

Recipe adapted from Mel's Kitchen Cafe

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