chicken tikka masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

Recipe cooking time
1 hour 15 minutes
Recipe cooking time
4 - 6 People


  1. In a bowl, mix all of the tikka masala spices together. Add the sour cream and stir to combine
  2. In a large sealable bag, combine the chicken pieces with the salt, garlic, ginger, lemon juice and half of the tikka mixture. Allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes
  3. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large pan over a medium heat. Add the onion and the remaining tikka mix and cook for 3-4 minutes
  4. Add the tomatoes and stock. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 10 minutes. Use a stick blender to whizz until smooth
  5. Add the chicken to the sauce. Cover and allow to simmer over a medium-low heat for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked through
  6. Add the red pepper and green beans and season to taste. Simmer for another five minutes
  7. Stir in the cooking cream and heat through for two minutes. Serve the curry in bowls with basmati rice and some fresh coriander.


For The Tikka Masala Spice Mix

  • 1 tbsp turmeric 
  • 2 tsp garam masala 
  • 2 tsp cumin 
  • 2 tsp coriander 
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper 
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon 
  • 200g Avonmore sour cream 

For The Marinade

  • 4 chicken fillets, chopped 

  • ½ tsp salt 
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed 
  • 1 tbsp ginger, grated 
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice 

For The Curry

  • 2 tbsp Avonmore Irish Butter 1 Onion, diced 
  • 2 x 400g tins of tomatoes 
  • 250ml chicken stock 
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced 
  • 200g green beans, trimmed 
  • 60ml Avonmore Cooking Cream 

To Serve

  • Basmati rice, cooked 
  • Fresh coriander, chopped

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