The Best Authentic Chicken Curry Recipe

The Best Authentic Chicken Curry Recipe

Scoop up the creamy sauce with Spicentice pilau rice and naan bread. Try not to serve this 'British' Indian classic with chips (unless you really can't help yourself). Our Chicken Tikka Masala spices come with a perfect combination of spices and a little kick of chilli to mix with your chicken or vegetables.

Prep Time

50 Minutes

Cuisin

Indian

Serves

4

£2.49
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When you think of Indian cuisine, one of the most popular dishes is an authentic chicken curry. It’s a true favourite, with warm, comforting spices that make for a hearty dish that smells wonderful. The taste is subtle but wholesome, leaving your mouth watering for more. Our recipe gives you a classic and rustic chicken curry that’s simple to prepare, ideal even for a rushed midweek dinner.

Chicken Tikka Masala

Shopping list

  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 piece of ginger
  • 200ml of tinned tomatoes
  • 100ml of single cream
  • fresh coriander (for garnish - optional)
  • 1 tsp of lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp of cooking oil or low cal spray
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • Chicken Tikka Masala Spices

    Preparing the curry

    Peel and finely chop the onions, garlic and ginger. Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces and mix it with the contents of the Chicken Tikka Masala Sachet 1, ½ tsp of salt and half the chopped garlic and ginger. Leave to marinade for 30 mins or more. Blend the tomatoes.

    Cooking the curry

    1. Lay the chicken out on a baking tray and place under a hot grill for 3-5 mins each side until the pieces are charred around the edges but not cooked through.
    1. In a large saucepan add the oil and fry the onion over a medium heat. As the onion browns, add the remaining ginger and garlic and continue to cook.
    1. Now add the tomatoes, the contents of Sachet 2, ½ tsp of salt and the lemon juice.
    1. Add the chicken and gently simmer for 10 mins with a lid on.
    1. Stir in 100ml of fresh cream and add 50ml of warm water if the sauce is too thick.
    1. Cook for 5 mins until the chicken is tender.
    1. Check the seasoning and serve with fresh coriander, rice or naan bread.

    Why choose Spicentice?

    Spicentice seasoning kits are made using 100% pure herbs and spices, are free from gluten, sugar and salt and are ideal for vegans and vegetarians as well as meat-lovers. If you're looking for an easy, healthy cook-at-home option then use our spice kits to help you create delicious meals without the effort.

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