Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

I was a little nervous about serving this to my kids but they loved it and asked to have leftovers the next day. Print Chicken Tikka Masala Author: Kristin Recipe type: Main Cuisine: Indian Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  55 mins Serves: 4   Ingredients 1½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts ¼ cup plain Greek-style yogurt 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice 1 large clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon ground coriander 1½ teaspoons ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground cardamom ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg 1½ teaspoons paprika ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 large white onion, finely chopped 1½ cups canned tomato purée ¾ cup water ½ cup heavy cream 1¼ teaspoons kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro Naan, Basmati rice, and raita Instructions Use a fork to prick the chicken breasts all over on both sides. In a small bowl, whisk together the yogurt, 1 tablespoon canola oil, lime juice, and garlic. Add the chicken, and rub the marinade over the meat. Set the chicken aside while you make the sauce. In a small bowl, whisk together the coriander, cumin, cardamom, nutmeg, paprika, cayenne, and grated ginger. In a heavy pot or sauté pan over moderately high heat, melt the butter. Add the onion and sauté, stirring occasionally, until light brown and caramelized, about 5 minutes. Reduce the heat to moderate then stir in the spice and ginger mixture. Add the tomato purée, water, heavy cream, and salt, and bring the sauce to a boil. Reduce the heat to...