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Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

3
3
3
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
8 hr 15 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
8 hr
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
Everyone’s favorite Indian takeout dish, lightened up in a slow cooker.

Ingredients

canned crushed tomatoes

28 oz

uncooked onion(s)

1 small, minced

minced garlic

1 Tbsp

ginger root

1 Tbsp, fresh, minced

garam masala

2 Tbsp

dark brown sugar

1 Tbsp

ground cumin

½ tsp

ground coriander

½ tsp

uncooked boneless skinless chicken thigh(s)

2 pound(s)

kosher salt

1 Tbsp

plain lowfat Greek yogurt

½ cup(s)

cilantro

¼ cup(s), fresh, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients, except yogurt and cilantro, in 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Cook on high for 3 to 4 hours or low for 6 to 8 hours. Stir in yogurt and cilantro. Yields about 1 cup chicken with sauce per serving.

Notes

Chicken thighs can hold up to a long, slow cook time - they may shred if left in for too long but the dish will still be just as delicious. You can easily double this recipe. It freezes well.

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