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Speedy chicken tikka

Speedy chicken tikka


Assemble this spicy and colourful plateful — starring tender Co-op British chicken — in just over half an hour

  • Feeds 2 Feeds 2
  • Ready in 35 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    2454kj 581kcal
  • Fat
    Low 16%
  • Saturates
    Low 9%
  • Sugar
    Low 16%
  • Salt
    Low 16%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 71g


  • 2 tbsp tikka masala paste
  • 50g Co-op natural yogurt
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • Pinch of chilli powder
  • 2 Co-op British chicken breasts
  • 3 tsp Co-op olive oil
  • 150g Co-op basmati rice
  • 4 Co-op piccolo tomatoes, chopped
  • 8cm chunk cucumber, chopped
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • Lemon wedges and chopped fresh coriander, to serve (optional)


  1. In a bowl, mix the tikka masala paste, yogurt, ginger, garlic, and chilli powder
  2. Stir together and season with freshly ground black pepper
  3. Add the chicken breasts and coat well in the marinade
  4. Heat 2 tsp olive oil in a griddle pan until hot
  5. Add the chicken breasts and cook on one side over a medium heat for 15 mins
  6. Remove the chicken breasts and wipe the pan with kitchen paper
  7. Add 1 tsp olive oil to the pan and cook the other side of the chicken for a further 10 mins
  8. Meanwhile, cook the rice according to the pack instructions
  9. Make a salad with the tomatoes, cucumber and red onion
  10. Slice each chicken breast and arrange on 2 plates with the rice and salad
  11. Serve with lemon wedges and sprinkle with chopped fresh coriander, if you like

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