My Masala Chicken ????????

James McConnell Cooks Chicken MasalaJames McConnell Cooks Chicken MasalaJames McConnell Cooks Chicken Masala
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 45m

This is one of those dishes that is simple to make that when you first try it you think, “I’ll never buy one of those jars of sauces again!”

Serve with my Fast Flatbread


  • 4 x Chicken Breasts - Sliced in to cubes (Pierce with a fork or skewer)
  • 3 x Cloves Garlic - Finely Chopped
  • 4cm Piece of Fresh Ginger - Peeled and grated
  • 1 x Brown Onion - Finely Chopped
  • 1 x Red Chilli - Deseeded & Finely Chopped
  • 1 x Red Bell Pepper - Chopped in to small cubes
  • 1½ tsp Chilli powder (hot or mild is up to you)
  • 1½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1½ tsp Cumin Powder
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 2 x tbsp Coriander - Finely Chopped. Plus a bunched just chopped for serving
  • 2 x tbsp Sunflower or Vegetable Oil
  • 300ml Double Cream - Or Crème Fraîche if you want a "healthier" option
  • Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper


Step 1

Place the following in a bowl: Chicken, 1tbsp Oil, 2 Cloves Crushed Garlic, 3cm of Ginger, 1tsp: Chilli Powder/Turmeric/Cumin, Juice of 1 Lime, ½ Juice of Lemon, 2tbsp Chopped Coriander - Fold & Massage together then leave to marinade for at least 30 minutes - preferably over night.

Step 2

When ready to cook add remaining ingredients to a large frying pan/wok and gently fry for about 5 minutes - then add the chicken marinade. Make sure you get all of the juices and bits etc and fry for a further 10 minutes.

Step 3

Turn heat down and add the cream of your choice and simmer for another 10 minutes

Step 4

Add the remaining lemon juice - check for seasoning, stir and serve with the rice of your taste...I like to serve with Basmati and my homemade flatbread.

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