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Recipe; Chicken tikka pasta bake

I’m spicing things up a little bit, with this Chicken Tikka Pasta Bake. A quick, simple, and delicious intercontinental mix recipe.

Well, I’ve managed to get my family to like Chicken Tikka Masala. It only took nearly 14 years. I’m not complaining, it gives me the chance to cook more adventurous food.

I thought I’d try something different, so I added pasta into the mix, literally. The results were quite nice actually. A baked Chicken Tikka Masala with pasta. As I keep saying in a lot of my recipes, pasta is fantastic, it absorbs so much flavour.

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Chicken Tikka Pasta Bake

Indian style Chicken Tikka Masala baked with Pasta. Juicy chunks of diced chicken with the spices of India baked with pasta and cheddar cheese.
4.15 from 14 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6
Calories 903 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 450 g Fusilli Pasta
  • 650 g Diced Chicken
  • 450 g grated cheese
  • 1 Medium Onion Diced
  • 2 Garlic cloves finely chopped/crushed
  • 2 Medium Carrots thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp oil coconut works best, but vegetable oil is fine
  • 1 packet Tikka Masala Curry Spice
  • 1 jar Tikka Masala Sauce

Instructions
 

  • Add 1tbsp of oil to a large pan.
  • Lightly fry the onions and garlic to flavour the oil.
  • Add the sliced carrots and diced chicken to the pan.
    Carrots And Onions In A Frying Pan
  • Season the chicken with the Tikka spice (to taste)
  • Fry the chicken over medium heat until thoroughly cooked.
  • Turn the heat down to a low heat and add the Tikka Sauce and mix well.
    Chicken Tikka Masala In Pan
  • Add the pasta to a large pan of boiling water, cook per instructions.
  • Heat oven to 200c/180c fan/gas 5.
  • Drain the pasta once cooked.
  • Mix the pasta and Tikka Masala together, ensure its well mixed.
  • Pour the mixture into a large oven prove dish.
  • Sprinkle the grated cheese over the Chicken Tikka Pasta.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 minutes, or until the cheese is golden and bubbling.
    Chicken Tikka Pasta Bake
Keyword Chicken, Pasta, Tikka

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30 COMMENTS

  1. 3 stars
    I love this idea! Pasta goes great with so many things. This is a combo I hadn’t thought of, though. Thanks for sharing! My husband I will definitely enjoy this. It’s the kids who will take some convincing, lol.

  2. 5 stars
    Not gonna lie, I could eat this right now! I love a pasta bake but would never think of doing a curried themed one.

    Really great recipe that I will be trying out x

  3. 4 stars
    I’d never thought about mixing tikka masala with pasta but it’s great to have a bit of variety- especially at the moment. It looks lovely! Thanks for sharing.

    • It took me 14 years to get my family to eat Tikka. Make a small portion and let them try it. As you bake it the flavour slightly changes so becomes slightly sweeter and milder.

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