Chicken Tikka Masala With Seasoned Jasmine Rice

Total Time
2hrs
Prep
1 hr 30 mins
Cook
30 mins

This is my own take on one of my top three favorite dishes of all time. I like mine fairly mild, so feel free to add more ground red pepper or diced jalapeño if you prefer.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Trim fat from chicken breasts and discard or add to chicken stock bag.
  2. Cut chicken breasts into 1 inch cubes.
  3. Place in medium bowl with marinade ingredients. Mix together well and refrigerate 1 hour.
  4. For sauce, heat butter in large skillet on medium heat.
  5. Saute garlic.
  6. Add tomato sauce and spices. Stir together and reduce heat to low, allowing to simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in heavy whipping cream, allow to simmer.
  8. Thread marinated chicken cubes onto skewers.
  9. Grill or broil chicken, turning occasionally, until cooked thoroughly, roughly 8-10 minutes.
  10. Add chicken and chopped cilantro to sauce, simmer for additional 5 minutes, then serve over rice or with Naan bread.
  11. Rice:.
  12. In medium sauce pan, briefly saute green onions, onions and garlic in butter.
  13. Add rice and seasonings, allow rice to cook 1-2 minutes.
  14. Add water and bring to a boil.
  15. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  16. Turn off stove, allow to stand covered for additional 10 minutes.
  17. Remove whole cloves before serving.