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Easy Instant Pot® Chicken Tikka Masala

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars
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"Simple and absolutely irresistible chicken tikka masala made in the Instant Pot® with all the flavors of garam masala and turmeric. A wonderful and easy midweek dinner option."
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Ingredients

1 h 45 m servings 407
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine chicken, yogurt, garam masala, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, and ginger in a bowl; toss until fully coated. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Add chicken with marinade; cook until tender, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  3. Place tomato sauce, garlic, garam masala, paprika, turmeric, and salt in the pot; stir until well combined. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  4. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Remove lid and select Saute function. Pour in cream; stir well. Simmer until sauce has thickened, about 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 407 calories; 26.5 16.4 28.5 144 965 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I made this according to recipe along with the cheddar biscuits and I love it! I will definitely make it again!!

Most helpful critical review

I did not like this version of the recipe. The flavor was not what I expected from a tikka misala. I used half the cayenne pepper and it was the right spiciness. The recipe makes way to much sau...

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I made this according to recipe along with the cheddar biscuits and I love it! I will definitely make it again!!

I did not like this version of the recipe. The flavor was not what I expected from a tikka misala. I used half the cayenne pepper and it was the right spiciness. The recipe makes way to much sau...

Tip: let it cool down overnight and absorb flavor for maximum taste. Straight out of the pot, it was fine but slightly bland. After sitting overnight in the fridge, the flavor really kicked i...

Best ever! My husband loves it!

This was great! It was a little spicy for my taste, so I may reduce the cayenne pepper next time. Definitely will make this again.

I will definitely make it again!