Homemade Baked Chicken Tikka Masala

Total cook time: 55 minutes | Prep time: 15 minutes
4 servings

Spice up your mid-week meal routine with this delicious baked chicken Tikka Masala recipe. Just prepare your Ziploc® Endurables Medium Container with the ingredients, heat your oven, and get ready to be amazed.

Ingredients

  • 3
    Tbsp. coconut oil
  •   
  • 4
    cups small cauliflower florets
  • ½
    tsp. each ground coriander and ground cumin
  • 4
    tsp. garam masala, divided use
  • ½
    tsp. sea salt, divided use
  • ½
    small onion, slivered
  • 3
    Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 4
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 3
    cup canned crushed tomatoes
  • 4
    large or 3 medium boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 9 oz.)
  • ½
    red pepper, cut into large dice
  • ¼
    cup plain whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 4
    Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  • 2

    Microwave oil in Endurables Container, with zipper open on microwave-safe dish, on HIGH 30 sec. to 1 min. or until hot. Sprinkle coriander, cumin, 1 tsp. garam masala and 1/4 tsp. salt over oil; top with onions, ginger and garlic. Microwave 1 min. Stir in tomatoes. Microwave 3 min. or until mixture is slightly thickened.

  • 3

    Meanwhile, combine remaining garam masala and salt in small bowl. Remove and discard excess fat from chicken; cut chicken into 1-1/2-inch pieces. Coat chicken with seasoning mixture, massaging seasonings evenly into all sides of chicken pieces.

  • 4

    Add cauliflower and red peppers to tomato mixture in Endurables Container. Place chicken on top of vegetables in single layer. Place on baking sheet.

  • 5

    Bake with zipper open 30 to 35 min. or until chicken is done (165°F). Remove from oven; let stand 5 min. Use Cool Grab Tabs to carefully remove from baking sheet.

  • 6

    Stir in yogurt and cilantro. Serve with naan or over hot cooked basmati rice.