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.
  • Serves: 4 people
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins

What you'll need

  • 3tbsp masala paste
  • 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


Place 3tbsp 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. Heat a tbsp. oil in a large pan and fry the chicken and 1 sliced onion for 5 minutes until beginning to brown. Add 1 chopped green chilli and 2, 400g cans chopped tomatoes. Simmer for 20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Stir in 200ml double cream and a pinch of sugar and warm through. Serve with steamed rice, naan, poppadoms and mango chutney.


SPAR Californian White

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