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    essential Chicken tikka masala

    This new sauce makes a great supper. Finish off the dish by sprinkling the masala with toasted flaked almonds.

    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • Cooking time: 20 minutes
    • Total time: 25 minutes 25 minutes

    Serves: 4


    1 tbsp essential Waitrose Vegetable Oil
    400g pack essential Waitrose British Chicken Breast Chunks
    1 essential Waitrose Onion, thickly sliced
    500g jar essential Waitrose Tikka Masala Sauce
    300g essential Waitrose Basmati Rice
    250g bag fresh essential Waitrose Spinach
    150g essential Waitrose Low Fat Natural Yogurt (optional)


    1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the chicken and onion for 7-8 minutes. Add the tikka masala cooking sauce and cook gently for 4-5 minutes.

    2. Meanwhile, cook the rice according to pack instructions.

    3 Stir the spinach into the curry and cook for 2 minutes until it has wilted. Off the heat, stir in 3 tbsp of yogurt. Make sure the chicken is cooked through with no pink meat before serving the curry with the rice and remaining yogurt.

    To see a video of this recipe, visit waitrose.com/tikka.

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    Cook’s tip

    Instead of chicken, try lamb, beef or a firm white fish cut into cubes. Or make it veggie by adding 500g mixed vegetables, eg cauliflower, aubergine, green beans or just chick peas.


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