Chicken Tikka Masala

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups canned tomato purée (see Cook's Notes for a fresh-tomato alternative)
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts (3 to 4 breast halves total)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 large white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger (from 1-inch piece)
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro plus additional sprigs for garnish
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or half-and-half
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup plain whole-milk Greek-style yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime or lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • Meat mallet or rolling pin, Microplane
  • Naan (Indian flatbread) and/or cooked

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  • Yield
  • Makes 4 servings

Instructions

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