Chicken Tikka Masala

  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 1 hr 15 min
  • total: 2 hr
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  • Summary

    An incredibly popular dish made with tender chunks of yogurt marinated chicken, folded into a richly spiced tomato sauce with just a hint of heat from the cayenne

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (or more to taste)
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    • 1 cup Greek Yogurt (not fat free - I used 2% Fage)
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 3 medium garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
    • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 large onion, diced
    • 2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger
    • 1  fresh Serrano chili (ribs and seed removed) minced
    • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
    • 1 tablespoon garam masala
    • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped plus more for garnish

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 205 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.88%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 28.04%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 64 mg 21.39%
    • Sodium: 847 mg 35.28%
    • Calcium: 63 mg 6.25%
    • Potassium: 145 mg 4.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.41%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 12 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.73%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 15 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 12.99%
    • Vitamin C 27.71%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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