Copy Link
Add to Bookmark

Cheat's chicken tikka masala

Ready-to-cook chicken + tomato puree + microwaveable rice = weekday winner. You could also add a bag of baby spinach to up the veg content.

AniphaeS's profile picture
Published in 
British Food
 · 2 Nov 2022
Cheat's chicken tikka masala
Pin it

Serves: 2
Course: Main meal
Prepare: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total time: 20 mins


  • 1 tbsp Essential Sunflower Oil or Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Essential Onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 x 25g pack coriander, leaves and stalks separated
  • 1 tsp garam masala (heaped)
  • 300g pack tikka marinated chicken breast chunks
  • 3 tbsp Mutti Double Concentrate Tomato Puree
  • 250g pack pilau rice, to serve
  • 3 tbsp Essential Natural Yogurt (heaped)


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the onion and a pinch of salt, and fry for 3-4 minutes until starting to soften. Finely chop the coriander stalks and add to the pan with the garam masala; fry for 1 minute more. Put the kettle on.
  2. Add the chicken breast chunks and fry, stirring regularly, for 8 minutes. Stir in the tomato puree then add 150ml just-boiled water. Stir and simmer for 2 minutes until piping hot. Meanwhile, heat the pilau rice according to pack instructions.
  3. Take the pan off the heat and stir the yogurt into the sauce. Serve with the rice and the coriander leaves scattered over.

Cook’s tip

Tomato puree

Use this to make rich pasta sauces, or simply slather on toast and top with poached eggs.

Energy2,026 kJ / 481 kcals
Fat13 g
Saturated Fat2.5 g
Carbohydrates59 g
Sugars12 g
Fibre3 g
Protein30 g
Salt1.3 g


← previous
next →
sending ...
New to Neperos ? Sign Up for free
download Neperos App from Google Play
install Neperos as PWA

Let's discover also

Recent Articles

Recent Comments

Neperos cookies
This website uses cookies to store your preferences and improve the service. Cookies authorization will allow me and / or my partners to process personal data such as browsing behaviour.

By pressing OK you agree to the Terms of Service and acknowledge the Privacy Policy

By pressing REJECT you will be able to continue to use Neperos (like read articles or write comments) but some important cookies will not be set. This may affect certain features and functions of the platform.