Lemon Chilli Chicken (Restaurant Style)
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Lemon Chilli Chicken (Restaurant Style)

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Ingredients

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3 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
3 thin slices Lemon 2-3mm thick, cut into bits
2 teaspoons Garlic Paste
1 teaspoon Ginger Paste
70g chopped Brown/White Onion
1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
1/2 teaspoon Fennel (seeds)
2 tablespoons Tomato Paste
3 chopped Green Finger Chillies
1 teaspoon Fenugreek Leaves (Kasoori Methi)
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon Mix Powder / Curry Powder
1 tablespoon Chilli Powder
6-8 pieces Meat, Vegetables, Paneer or Tofu
250ml Curry Base
1/2 Sliced Tomato
1/4 cup Fresh/Chopped Coriander
1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala Powder

Tender pieces of chicken tikka cooked in a spicy lemon and chilli masala sauce. You're not going to want to miss out on this fantastic lemon chilli chicken

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Tender pieces of chicken tikka cooked in a spicy lemon and chilli masala sauce. You’re not going to want to miss out on this fantastic lemon chilli chicken

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Steps

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add the oil, lemon and garlic ginger paste to a pan on a low-medium heat and fry for around a minute

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add in the onions, stir through well and allow to fry until the onions start to soften

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sprinkle over the cumin seeds and fennel seeds and allow to fry for 30 seconds

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pour over the tomato paste, stir through and allow to bitterness to cook out for around 1 minute

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add in the chillies, fenugreek leaves, salt, spice mix and chilli powder. mix well and allow to continue to fry until the the oil begins to separate

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stir in your choice of meat, coating well in the paste to prevent it drying out and allow to cook for a minute or two to infuse the flavours

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add in half of the base, mixing in well and allow to reduce by half before adding the remainder

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add in the tomato slices, stir and allow to reduce

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finally add in the fresh chopped coriander and garam masala, stir though gently and allow to reduce until the sauce is the thickness you require and your choice of protein is cooked through

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serve with a slice of lemon and a sprinkle of fresh coriander

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