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Easy Indian-Style Chicken

Rated as 4.19 out of 5 Stars
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"This is an easy and authentic-tasting Indian dish that the entire family will love! Tastes great with plain basmati rice topped with a couple tablespoons of yogurt (especially if you made the chicken spicy!)"
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Ingredients

50 m servings 316
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add cumin seeds, and fry for a few minutes until they become fragrant and begin to pop. Stir in chopped onion, and cook until the onion has softened and turned translucent, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Stir together tomato paste and water, and pour into skillet. Stir in chicken, and cook until it has firmed and turned white, about 5 minutes. Add coconut milk, brown sugar, chile paste, cayenne pepper, turmeric, salt, and pepper.
  3. Bring mixture to a simmer, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and continue to simmer until the chicken is tender and no longer pink in the center, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 316 calories; 20 11.4 24.6 59 196 Full nutrition

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This recipe is the easiest Indian recipe i've seen so far and tastes so good! If you like extra sauce though, I would suggest you use a little more than 1/2 can of lite/regular coconut milk inst...

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Hi, I am Indian and cook mostly Indian food for my family. I came on allrecipes looking for something different than what I'm used to. For this recipe, let me say straight off the bat--all India...

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Hi, I am Indian and cook mostly Indian food for my family. I came on allrecipes looking for something different than what I'm used to. For this recipe, let me say straight off the bat--all India...

This recipe is the easiest Indian recipe i've seen so far and tastes so good! If you like extra sauce though, I would suggest you use a little more than 1/2 can of lite/regular coconut milk inst...

Per others reviews, I doubled the cumin and turmeric. I used tsp. cumin seed and 1 tsp. ground cumin. I didn't have chili paste, so I used 1 tbsp. sriracha sauce instead. Since sriracha already ...

This recipe would rate a 5 if the amounts of spices were doubled. I, at the suggestion of other reviewers here, pretty much doubled the spices used. I also used ground cumin, because I was out ...

I was so surprised by how good this is! I didn't expect the flavors to be so intense, when I read the ingredients I thought it may be a bit too sweet, and I don't like "sweet meat" lol. As I w...

This was so good! I have zero complaints about this one. It was incredibly easy and so tasty. The recipe says the chili paste and cayenne pepper are optional, but be sure to add it. It gives it ...

This was an easy and yummy different way to make chicken. It's definitely not the full flavored dish that you would get at an indian resturant but a pretty tame at-home version.

This is one WICKED GOOD recipe! A palate pleasing blend of flavors that can be ready to serve in minutes! I doubled the saucy ingredients and served with basmati rice. Mahdzoon (plain yogurt)...

This is a great start! I added a can of mixed veggies and really upped the spice via garlic powder and curry powder. Also to trim some fat I didn't use the coconut milk (gasp) instead subbing ...