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Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

A classic Indian-inspired, cosy meal for those chilly evenings. Once you learn this recipe you'll never need to get a takeaway again! Pair with steamed rice, naan, poppadoms and mango chutney for your perfect fakeaway tea! 

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Prep Time:

10 min

Cooking Time:

30 min

How to make a Chicken Tikka Masala

Quick and easy SPAR recipe for chicken tikka masala. One of the nation’s favourite Indian dishes, perfect for a cosy weekend indoors with friends. Serve with fluffy steamed rice, naan bread, crispy poppadoms or some sweet mango chutney.


What you'll need:

  • 3tbsp masala paste (*check its gluten free) 
  • 450g chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1 green chillis
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 200ml double cream
  • pinch sugar
  • steamed rice, naan, poppadoms and mango chutney to serve


  1. Place 3 tablespoons tikka masala paste in a large bowl and stir in 450g chopped chicken breast. Marinate for at least 10 minutes or cover and chill overnight.
  2. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large pan and fry the chicken and 1 sliced onion for 5 minutes until beginning to brown.
  3. Add 1 chopped green chilli and 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes. Simmer for 20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. Stir in 200ml double cream and a pinch of sugar and warm through.
  5. Serve with steamed rice, naan, poppadoms and mango chutney.

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