Classic Chicken Tikka Masala


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Prep Time

10 min

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Cook Time

15 min

Arguably the most popular dish in the UK, this tangy Indian chicken recipe boasts a delightful, aromatic blend of cilantro, lemon and turmeric. Just add tomatoes and onions to bring it to life—your palate will thank you!

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  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 lb chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, diced
  • 1 jar Patak's® Tikka Masala Curry Simmer Sauce
  • 1 ¾ cup tomatoes, diced 
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream (optional)


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan on medium-low heat and fry the onion until translucent and golden. 
  2. Stir in the chicken and cook until seared. 
  3. Pour in the Patak’s® Tikka Masala Curry Simmer Sauce and the tomatoes. 
  4. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 15 min, until the chicken is cooked through. 
  5. For extra thickness, stir in the heavy cream just before serving. 
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