Chicken Tikka Masala - Meal Prep Dish
Want a quick dinner that can be done in 20 minutes from prep to service? It's also super meal prep friendly and full of flavor!
Use the prepared Tikka Masala sauce and the precooked 1 cup portions of organic brown rice that you can grab at the store will speed up your time in the kitchen. Cutting the chicken into small pieces speeds up the cook time!
Using curry powder to season the spinach is a great way to add anti-inflammatory properties into your day. Curry powder is a mixtures of many spices that all have great benefits for the body.
Makes 4 Servings:
Prep & Cook Time: 20 minutes
1-1⁄4 pounds Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
1 Yellow Onion
1 tablespoon Olive Oil
1 teaspoon Curry Powder
1 cup Tikka Masala Simmer Sauce
4 cups Cooked Brown Rice
1⁄4 teaspoon Salt
1 pound Baby Spinach
Finely dice onion and dice chicken thigh into 1/4-1/2" pieces.
Heat a large saute pan and add half the oil and half the onion. Saute for 3-4 minutes until translucent and then add the chicken and cook additional 3-4 minutes until done. Add simmer sauce and cook until tender and thoroughly heated (about 5-7 minutes).
In large pot heat the second half of the oil and add the onion. Saute 1-2 minutes. Add spinach, salt, and curry powder and stir until wilted.
In an oven safe or reheat-able container place rice, chicken and spinach and chill before covering and placing in fridge. Heat covered, in the microwave for 4-5 minutes or in the oven at 350F for about 15 minutes.
Calories: 480kcal, Carbs: 49g, Protein: 37g, Total Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 4.62g, Sodium: 731mg, Fiber: 6.2g, Added Sugar: 0g, Fruits: 0 servings, Vegetables: 2.14 servings,