Thursday, October 2, 2014

Chicken Tikka Masala (Grain-free, dairy-free)

Paleo Chicken Tikka Masala


4 chicken thighs, pre-roasted and chopped
2 tbsp coconut oil
1/8tsp ground ginger
1tsp turmeric
1tsp ground coriander
1tsp cumin
1tsp cayenne powder
1tsp chili powder
dash of cinnamon
5 cloves of garlic, chopped
2 medium vine ripe tomatoes, pureed
1 medium onion, chopped
1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 orange bell pepper, chopped
4oz baby bella mushrooms, chopped
1/2 can of lite coconut milk
2tbsp shredded coconut
Salt to taste


Place a large cast iron skillet on medium heat and add the coconut oil.  Once the oil is melted, add the yellow pepper, onion, garlic, and mushrooms to the skillet and cook until the onions are caramelized.  Mix the spices and add to the skillet.  Stir the contents of the skillet for a couple of minutes and add the pureed tomatoes, continue to stir.  Add the coconut milk and shredded coconut and let simmer for a few minutes.  Remove the contents, puree in a blender, and add back to the skillet.  Add the chopped chicken thighs and let simmer for 5-10 more minutes.

Nutrition information

Makes 2 servings
25g fat
37g carbs
8g fiber
38g protein
1515mg potassium
478mg sodium