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Gluten Free Chicken Tikka Masala

Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time19 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chicken tikka masala, curry, gluten free dinner, gluten free food, gluten free indian food, indian food
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 216kcal


  • 1.5 lbs skinless chicken breast, cut into small eatable bites

  • .25 tsp salt
  • .25 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup white onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter or dairy alternative
  • 15 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 3 cups frozen peas and carrots
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup milk or dairy free alternative
  • 2 tbsp plain Greek yogurt or dairy free alternative


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add a teaspoon of olive oil and chicken. Season with salt and pepper. Sear outside of chicken bites until cooked through.
  • Add onion and butter, saute until onions are translucent.
  • Mix in tomato sauce, garlic powder, ginger, curry powder, peas/carrots and lemon juice.
  • Turn heat down to low-medium and cover, allow to simmer 10-12 minutes, or until bubbling.
  • Remove pan from heat, gently stir in milk and yogurt.
  • Serve on top of rice (or cauliflower rice if you're looking for a lower carb solution.)