One-pot Easy Chicken Tikka Masala

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This one pot easy Chicken Tikka Masala recipe will replace your Indian restaurant favorite! A creamy tomato sauce mixed with various different chili powders and boneless skinless chicken, that can be meal prepped or frozen for days ahead. It is the most perfect and highly rated Indian food recipe for kids and the whole family.

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Chicken Marinade:
1.5-2 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
1 cup plain yogurt (or sour cream)
2 tbsp garlic, minced or grated
1 tbsp ginger, grated or blended
2 tsp garam masala
2 tsp Kashmiri chili powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
salt
Chicken Tikka Masala Sauce:
2 medium onions, chopped or food processed finely (not puree)
1 tsp garam masala (or curry powder)
1 tbsp garlic, grated or minced
1 tbsp ginger, grated or blended
2 tsp cumin powder
1 tbsp Kashmiri chili powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper powder
1 tsp paprika powder
1 tsp sugar (brown or refined)
1.5 cup heavy cream
12 oz tomato puree or crushed tomatoes
1 tsp turmeric
1 tbsp coriander powder
red chili powder
1 cup water
salt
3 tbsp butter

Chicken Marinade

  1. Combine the chopped chicken, turmeric, ginger, garlic, salt, yogurt, garam masala and Kashmiri chili powder together.
  2. Mix it well and set it aside while you prepare...
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Nutritions

Calories
1087

Sodium
242mg
10% DV

Fat
60g
93% DV

Protein
46g
93% DV

Carbs
95g
32% DV

Fiber
9g
37% DV