Chicken tikka with potatoes and peas
Skill level: Easy peasy
Spice up your evening meal with this quick and easy recipe of chicken strips, new potatoes and sugar-snap peas baked in natural yogurt and mild tikka paste. Itís a filling chicken curry recipe that will leave the whole family feeling satisfied, try this chicken curry recipe this week and it will fast become a new family favourite. Plus, with peas and onions it also contains a few of your five-a-day too, while using natural yogurt in this recipe helps to give it a lovely creaminess thatís also low in fat. This dish also combines chicken thighs and chicken breasts. Since this recipe only takes 30 minutes to prep and cook, it makes it a really great and speedy week night recipe to try this week.
- 600g (1ľlb) new potatoes, halved
- 150g (5oz) sugar-snap peas
- 4 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
- 2 tbps mild tikka paste (or other curry paste)
- 4 tbsps natural yogurt
- 6 chicken thigh fillets or
- 3 chicken breasts, cut into finger strips (1cm/Ĺin)
- 2 handfuls of pea tops (or watercress)
You can marinate the chicken for 10 minutes or for as long as overnight
- To make this chicken curry, cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling water for 15 mins, or until almost tender. Add the sugar-snap peas to the potatoes and cook for a couple of mins. Stir in the spring onions, then drain the vegetables and tip them into a large serving bowl.
- Meanwhile, set the grill to high. Mix the curry paste and yogurt in a large bowl, add the chicken strips and coat them well, using your hand. Tip them on to a baking tray and grill them for about 10 mins, turning them halfway through cooking.
- Add the chicken and cooking juices to the hot veg. Serve with pea tops, or watercress, on top.
Nutritional information per portion
- Calories 276(kcal)
- Fat 3.5g
- Saturates 1.5g
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.