Chicken Tikka Masala

This chicken tikka masala recipe will tantalize your taste buds and send you off to far away places! It’s easy to prep and throw together, full of exotic spicy flavors, and taste even better the next day!

Ingredients for the marinade:

1 cup plain, full fat yogurt

1 tbsp. lemon juice

2 tsp. ground cumin

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. cayenne pepper

1 tsp. black pepper

2 tbsp. fresh ginger, grated

1/2-1 tsp salt

1-1 1/2 lbs. skinless chicken breast, cut into bitesize pieces

Other ingredients:

1 clove garlic, minced

1 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed

1 tbsp. cumin

2 tsp. cilli powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1 8 oz. can tomato sauce

1 cup water

2 tbsp. almond butter

1/3 cup chopped cilantro


Place all the ingredients for the marinade (except chicken) in a food processor or blender and pulse until smooth. Place chicken in a bowl or container with a lid, pour marinade on top, cover and marinate for at least 30 minutes, preferably overnight.

Add all the other ingredients in blender and pulse until smooth. Simmer on low heat until sauce thickens, about 10 minutes. Add chicken and the marinade and simmer until chicken is fully cooked, about 15 minutes.

Serve over cauliflower or regular rice.

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