30-minute chicken tikka masala

6 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 30 mins
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By Food24 October 29 2018
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Ingredients (17)

2 onion — finely chopped
4 chicken breast fillets — cubed
1 red chilli
3 cm fresh ginger — peice
fresh coriander — handful, chopped
3 garlic — cloves, sliced
300 g tikka paste
salt and freshly ground black pepper — to taste
400 g tomatoes — chopped
250 ml yoghurt — plain
lemon — juice only
flat bread
250 ml yoghurt — plain
fresh mint — chopped
lemon — juice only
1/2 cucumber — seeds scraped and grated
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This quick chicken tikka recipe is perfect for a week-night dinner.

1. In a saucepan heat oil over medium heat, then add the onion, chicken, chilli, ginger, coriander and garlic and fry for 5 minutes.

2. Stir in the tikka paste and fry for 1 minute or until blended. Season and add the tomatoes and 125 ml (½ c) water. Reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

3. With two forks shred the chicken in the pan. Remove from the heat, stir in the yoghurt, lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.

4. Tzatziki Combine the yoghurt, mint and lemon juice. Add the grated cucumber, season to taste and stir. Serve with flat bread.

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