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Slow Cooker Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe for Two

This easy Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala recipe features a slightly spicy tomato and coconut cream sauce, and tender juicy chicken slow cooked with Indian curry and spices. This small batch recipe makes a great lunch, dinner, or impressive date night meal for two.

Slow Cooker Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

 

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The origin of the dish is disputed. Was it Punjab, India or Glasgow, Scotland? Click here to read more.

 

How to make Slow Cooker Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala:

Dice the onion and place it in the bottom of a 4 quart slow cooker crockpot. Click here for a 4 quart crockpot.

diced onions in a crockpot

 

Dice the chicken and place it on top of the onion.

diced onions and chicken in a crockpot

 

Pour the tomato sauce over the chicken.

onions, chicken and tomato sauce in a crockpot

 

In a small bowl mix the garlic, ginger, curry powder, garam masala, paprika, salt, pepper, and turmeric.

garlic and spices in a bowl

 

Sprinkle the seasoning mixture over the tomato sauce in the crockpot and gently stir together.

spice mixture added to crockpot

 

Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook for 7 – 8 hours on low or 3 – 4 hours on high.

chicken tikka masala in a crockpot

 

When the chicken is almost done cooking, prepare the rice according to the package directions.

 

Pour coconut milk into chicken and sauce, stirring all to combine.

coconut milk added to chicken tikka masala

 

Serve the chicken mixture over rice and top with fresh parsley if desired.

 

Slow Cooker Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe for Two

 

 

5 from 1 vote
Slow Cooker Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe serves 2
Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs
Total Time
8 hrs 5 mins
 
This easy Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala recipe features a slightly spicy tomato and coconut cream sauce, and tender juicy chicken slow cooked with Indian curry and spices.
Course: Date Night, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: crockpot chicken tikka masala, slow cooker chicken tikka masala
Servings: 2
Calories: 589 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 1/2 lb boneless chicken
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons jarred minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1/4 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley (optional)
Instructions
  1. Dice the onion and place it in the bottom of a 4 quart slow cooker crockpot. Click here for a 4 quart crockpot.
  2. Dice the chicken and place it on top of the onion.
  3. Pour the tomato sauce over the chicken.
  4. In a small bowl mix the garlic, ginger, curry powder, garam masala, paprika, salt, pepper, and turmeric.
  5. Sprinkle the seasoning mixture over the tomato sauce in the crockpot and gently stir together.
  6. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook for 7 - 8 hours on low or 3 - 4 hours on high.
  7. When the chicken is almost done cooking, prepare the rice according to the package directions.
  8. Pour coconut milk into chicken and sauce, stirring all to combine.
  9. Serve the chicken mixture over rice and top with fresh parsley if desired.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala
Amount Per Serving
Calories 589 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 884mg 37%
Potassium 1063mg 30%
Total Carbohydrates 89g 30%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 7g
Protein 34g 68%
Vitamin A 16.3%
Vitamin C 21.3%
Calcium 7.3%
Iron 20.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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