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Easiest Way to Make Delicious Ladybirds Chicken Tikka Masala


Ladybirds Chicken Tikka Masala.

Ladybirds Chicken Tikka Masala You can have Ladybirds Chicken Tikka Masala using 21 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Ladybirds Chicken Tikka Masala

  1. It’s 2 large of chicken breasts.
  2. It’s 1/4 cup of greek yogurt.
  3. You need 2 tbsp of peanut oil.
  4. You need 2 tsp of lime juice.
  5. You need 1 clove of garlic – crushed.
  6. It’s 1 tbsp of fresh , chopped lemon balm or coriander.
  7. You need 1 1/2 tsp of ground cumin.
  8. Prepare 1/2 tsp of ground cardamon.
  9. Prepare 1/2 tsp of nutmeg.
  10. Prepare 1 1/2 tsp of paprika.
  11. Prepare 1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper.
  12. It’s 1 tbsp of peeled and grated fresh ground ginger.
  13. It’s 2 tbsp of unsalted butter.
  14. Prepare 1 of white onion – finely chopped.
  15. You need 400 grams of tin whole peeled tomatoes / 1&1/2 cups.
  16. You need 1/2 cup of water.
  17. You need 1/4 cup of heavy cream or half half.
  18. Prepare 1 1/4 tsp of kosher salt.
  19. It’s 1/2 tsp of fresh ground black pepper.
  20. Prepare 2 tbsp of chopped fresh coriander.
  21. It’s 1 of few sprigs of fresh lemon balm or coriander.

Ladybirds Chicken Tikka Masala instructions

  1. Cut the chicken into small strips ..
  2. In a small bowl , whisk together the yogurt , 1 tablespoon of the peanut oil , the lime juice and the garlic then add the chicken pieces and rub and mix the Marinade all over the chicken pieces to coat all thoroughly , set aside , covered for about 10-15 minutes ..
  3. In a small bowl mix together the lemon balm , cumin , cardamon , nutmeg , paprika , cayenne pepper and the grated ginger , and set aside till needed for the sauce ..
  4. Add the remaining peanut oil to a large non stick frying pan/skillet and heat over medium heat , once the oil is hot add the chicken pieces and cook , stirring occasionally , until the chicken pieces are just cooked , once the chicken pieces are just cooked remove them from the frying pan and set aside until needed in the sauce ..
  5. In a large wide heavy non stick frying pan , over medium high heat , melt the butter till just starting to sizzle , then add the onions and saute , stirring occasionally , until the onions are tender and lightly browned and Caramelized , about 3-5 minutes ..
  6. Now reduce the heat to medium then stir in the prepared spice and ginger mixture and cook for a minute or two to release the flavours , then add the prepared cooked chicken pieces , the peeled tin tomatoes , water , heavy cream and the salt and bring it to the boil , once starts to oil reduce the heat to a gentle simmer and gently simmer the sauce , uncovered , until it thickens slightly , about 10-15 minutes ..
  7. After the sauce has reduced , remove the pot from the heat and stir in the black pepper and chopped coriander and season to taste with salt ..
  8. Once all is cooked , garnish , Serve hot , with noodles or rice or sides of your choice . enjoy . :-).
  9. NOTE : sauce can be prepared ahead and refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 3 days . Marinated chicken pieces can also be prepared ahead , cooked , covered and refrigerated for up to 3 days . You can also make your own tomato puree if preferred ..


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