Chicken Tikka Marsala

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Maggie May Schill

By
@NakedMaggie

Sometimes we just feel like Indian food.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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FOR CHICKEN AND MARINADE

3 lb
chicken breast, sliced into strips
1 c
plain yogurt
1 Tbsp
ground corriander
1 Tbsp
ground cumin
2 Tbsp
smoked paprika
1 1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tsp
lime zest, fresh
4 clove
minced garlic
2 Tbsp
grated ginger, fresh
salt and pepper to taste

FOR THE SAUCE

2 Tbsp
peanut oil
3 Tbsp
unsalted butter, cold
1 medium
yellow onion, chopped
3 clove
minced garlic
1 1/2 c
diced roma tomatoes
1 Tbsp
tomato paste
2 Tbsp
rice wine vinegar
1/2 c
heavy cream
2 tsp
garam marsala
1 tsp
smoked paprika
1/2 c
fresh cilantro, chopped

How to Make Chicken Tikka Marsala

Step-by-Step

  • 1For Chicken/Marinade:

    1- Rub chicken down liberally with salt and pepper.

    2- Mix your yogurt up with the paprika, cumin, coriander, lime zest, cayenne, garlic and ginger.

    3- Pour mixture over chicken pieces. Marinate, covered, in fridge for about an hour.

    4- One done marinating, grill or pan fry chicken for about 3 minutes just to get color on the chicken, not to cook through.
  • 2For Sauce:

    1- Heat a Dutch oven or big soup pot over medium heat. Add peanut oil to pan and heat through.

    2- Add your butter to the pan and melt.

    3- Add garlic and onions and saute in butter until translucent. 3 minutes or so.

    4- Add tomato paste, garam marsala and parika. Stir into onions and garlic in the pan for 3 more minutes.

    5- Cut chicken strip in chunks.

    6- Mix in chicken pieces alone with diced tomato. Toss into the pan until chicken is coated with spices.

    7- Add vinegar and stir to get any caramelized bits off the bottom of the pan.

    8- Simmer entire pan for about 25 minutes until chicken cooks through.

    9- Take pan out of simmer and stir in cream.

    10- Salt and pepper dish to taste and serve hot over rice with fresh cilantro.

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About Chicken Tikka Marsala

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Indian
Hashtags: #red, #spicy, #curry, #Indian, #Ethnic




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