The Best Chicken Tikka Masala

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The Best Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe
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Ingredients

  • 5 pounds chicken pieces (bone-in, breasts, legs, or a mix, skin removed)
  • 3 tablespoons ground cumin (toasted)
  • 3 tablespoons paprika (toasted)
  • 2 tablespoons ground coriander seed (toasted)
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 12 cloves garlic (grated on the medium holes of a box grater, divided)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh ginger (grated on the medium holes of a box grater, divided)
  • 2 cups yogurt
  • 3/4 cup juice (fresh, from 4 to 6 lemons, divided)
  • kosher salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter (or ghee)
  • 1 onion (large, thinly sliced)
  • 28 ounces whole peeled tomatoes (roughly mashed)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves (roughly chopped, and tender stems)
  • 1 cup heavy cream
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NutritionView more

1380Calories
Sodium25%DV610mg
Fat158%DV103g
Protein182%DV93g
Carbs7%DV21g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories1380Calories from Fat930
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat103g158%
Saturated Fat39g195%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol455mg152%
Sodium610mg25%
Potassium1390mg40%
Protein93g182%
Calories from Fat930
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate21g7%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars8g16%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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