Homemade Baked Chicken Tikka Masala

Total cook time: 55 minutes | Prep time: 15 minutes
4 servings

Spice up your mid-week meal routine with this delicious baked chicken Tikka Masala recipe. Just prepare your Ziploc® Endurables Medium Container with the ingredients, heat your oven, and get ready to be amazed.


  • 1
    Tbsp. coconut oil
  • ½
    tsp. each ground coriander and ground cumin
  • 2
    tsp. garam masala, divided use
  • ½
    tsp. sea salt, divided use
  • ½
    small onion, slivered
  • 1
    Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1
    cup canned crushed tomatoes
  • 2
    large or 3 medium boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 9 oz.)
  • 2
    cups small cauliflower florets
  • ½
    red pepper, cut into large dice
  • ¼
    cup plain whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 2
    Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro


  • 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  • 2

    Microwave oil in Endurables Container, with zipper open on microwave-safe dish, on HIGH 30 sec. to 1 min. or until hot. Sprinkle coriander, cumin, 1 tsp. garam masala and 1/4 tsp. salt over oil; top with onions, ginger and garlic. Microwave 1 min. Stir in tomatoes. Microwave 3 min. or until mixture is slightly thickened.

  • 3

    Meanwhile, combine remaining garam masala and salt in small bowl. Remove and discard excess fat from chicken; cut chicken into 1-1/2-inch pieces. Coat chicken with seasoning mixture, massaging seasonings evenly into all sides of chicken pieces.

  • 4

    Add cauliflower and red peppers to tomato mixture in Endurables Container. Place chicken on top of vegetables in single layer. Place on baking sheet.

  • 5

    Bake with zipper open 30 to 35 min. or until chicken is done (165°F). Remove from oven; let stand 5 min. Use Cool Grab Tabs to carefully remove from baking sheet.

  • 6

    Stir in yogurt and cilantro. Serve with naan or over hot cooked basmati rice.


  1. Do not preheat the oven.
  2. Prepare recipe up until the oven baking step.
  3. Squeeze air from Container; use zipper to close.
  4. Freeze up to 3 months.
  5. When ready to serve, place Container on baking sheet and bake as directed, increasing baking time to 1 hour 10 min. or until chicken is done (165°F).
  6. Continue as directed.

Spice it Up!

Sprinkle ⅛ tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne) over the hot oil in Container along with the coriander and other dry seasonings. "