Chicken Tikka Masala

Fragrant basmati rice, creamy tikka masala sauce and succulent chicken make for a dish that’s simple yet irresistible!

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 20 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 25 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Basmati Rice
  • 1 lb boneless chicken, cubed
  • 1 cup tikka masala sauce
  • 1 cup canned coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil


Worldwide Popularity

Chicken Tikka Masala is a tasty dish that has gained immense popularity around the world. Originating from the Indian subcontinent, this flavorful delicacy has become a favorite in many households and restaurants. The dish typically consists of succulent pieces of grilled chicken (chicken tikka) cooked in a rich and creamy tomato-based sauce (masala). The combination of aromatic spices gives it  its distinctive taste and vibrant color. It offers a delightful blend of flavors that range from tangy to mildly spicy, making it an irresistible choice for those who appreciate bold and satisfying cuisine. Made with Success® Basmati Rice, the flavors are out of this world. If you enjoy bold recipes try our Easy Indian Curried Chicken or our Spicy Indian Shrimp.

All About Canned Coconut Milk

This versatile ingredient is a game-changer in the kitchen, offering a wide range of uses and benefits.

Canned coconut milk is a pantry staple for those who love to experiment with flavors. Whether you’re whipping up a Thai curry, baking a batch of vegan cookies, or creating a refreshing smoothie, this creamy liquid adds richness and depth to any dish. (Also, a welcomed addition to chili recipes!)

The convenience of having canned coconut milk on hand is unmatched. It has a long shelf life, making it perfect for stocking up in your pantry. Plus, its thick consistency allows for easy storage and versatility in various recipes. If you are craving something sweet try some in our Creamy Mango Coconut Rice or our Frozen Coconut Rice Pudding Ice Cream. You can even find it in savory options like Coconut Cod and Rice Chowder or Mushroom Korma with Basmati Rice. Who knew coconut milk was so useful?

So why wait? Grab yourself some cans of coconut milk and let your culinary creativity soar! From savory to sweet dishes, this ingredient will elevate your cooking game while adding that tropical touch we all crave.

  • For a creamy Asian-inspired chicken recipe brimming with flavor, try Chicken Tikka Masala with Success® Basmati Rice!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook until browned and cooked through, about 7 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Pour in the tikka masala sauce and stir to coat the chicken evenly. Reduce the heat to low and pour in the coconut milk. Stir well to combine all the ingredients. Let the tikka masala simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 4

  • Once the tikka masala is ready, serve over the cooked basmati rice.

    Recipe Tip

    Tofu can be substituted for a vegetarian option.