Sunday, June 10, 2012

Chicken Tikka Masala #SundaySupper…Featuring LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt (GIVEAWAY!)

I’m so excited to be a new member of #SundaySupper, a great group of bloggers trying to Bring Back Sunday Supper Around the Family Table led by Isabel of Family Foodie. This week we are teaming up with LAND O LAKES® to create Simple and Fresh Summer Recipes using their new product, LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt.

About LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt: LAND O LAKES® is expanding its popular line of half-stick butter with the introduction of LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt. This new product contains wholesome ingredients: sweet cream, olive oil and sea salt. LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt is an easy and convenient way to simply enhance the flavor of your favorite foods. Available in a premeasured half-stick size, this new product can be used for topping and cooking a variety of foods, combining the two ingredients consumers often combine separately when frying or sautéing foods. The delicious taste of butter and olive oil will add delicious flavor to any dish.

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The recipe I chose comes from one of my favorite cuisines, Indian. My favorite recipe by far is my Indian Butter Chicken (Chicken Makhani) but this recipe for Chicken Tikka Masala is just as fabulous and so much easier to prepare!

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I grilled the marinated chicken on skewers which gave it such a wonderful flavor! When summer rolls around, I just want to grill everything! You could either grill on an outdoor or indoor grill.

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Chicken Tikka Masala (Serves 4)
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 4 long skewers
  • 1 tablespoon LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt*
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional for garnish)
Directions
  1. In a large bowl, combine yogurt, lemon juice, 2 teaspoons cumin, 1 teaspoon garam masala, cayenne, black pepper, and ginger. Stir in chicken, cover, and refrigerate for 1 hour and up to 24 hours.
  2. Preheat a grill for high heat.
  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Thread chicken onto skewers, and discard marinade. Grill until juices run clear, about 5 minutes on each side.
  4. Melt butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Sauté garlic and jalapeno for 1 minute. Season with 2 teaspoons cumin, paprika, and 1 teaspoon garam masala. Stir in tomato sauce and cream. Simmer on low heat until sauce thickens, about 20 minutes. Add grilled chicken, and simmer for 10 minutes. Taste for salt. Transfer to a serving platter, and garnish with fresh cilantro if you’d like.
*If not using LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt, you may need a bit additional salt.

Printable Recipe

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This recipe is pretty spicy (just the way I like it). If you don’t like things as spicy, use less or omit the cayenne pepper and/or ground black pepper.

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You can learn more about LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt on their product page here. You can also check them out on Twitter (@LandOLakesKtchn) and on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LandOLakes

 

And now to the GIVEAWAY!  One lucky reader will receive a coupon for a free package of LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt! All you have to do is answer this question: What is your favorite recipe made with Butter?


A winner will be chosen by random on Wednesday, June 13th at 9:00AM PST.

I received a full-value coupon redeemable for LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt, for recipe development and review purposes. All opinions are my own.

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19 comments:

Pam@TheMeltaways said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I LOVE chicken tika masala and haven't made it in forever! Yours looks awesome - great choice for this week's theme!

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

My favorite recipe that uses butter is Cooking Light's Basic Banana Bread. It stays moist for days and is super easy to quickly throw together. It's also great for using up brown bananas. Great giveaway! :-)

mamapoole said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Your chicken tika masala looks amazingly delicious!

Renee said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Bookmarking this recipe. The spices and ingredients are wonderful! Thank you for sharing this for #SundaySupper

Jen @JuanitasCocina said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

The chicken in this dish looks AMAZING!!! I'm pinning this one for me to make sometime soon!

diabeticFoodie said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Chicken Tikka Masala is one of my very favorite things to eat. Unfortunately, I don't have any Indian restaurants nearby, so I have to make it myself whenever I have a craving. I'll definitely give your version a try!

Grace said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I've never actually had Indian food before! But this does look very yummy!

Family Foodie said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Awesome Recipe! My family will love this recipe and I can't wait to give it a try! I am honored that you shared it during #SundaySupper!

Patti said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I've been itching to try this Melissa. I'll be saving your recipe!

Biz said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Thanks for sharing this recipe - glad its got a nice kick of heat in it!

My favorite recipe with butter is peanut butter cookies - it's my grandmas recipe and it calls for TWO WHOLE STICKS of butter. So good!

Enjoy your Sunday!

Heather Lynne said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I love Chicken Tikka Masala! Yours looks so creamy and delicious.

mommasmeals said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

This looks very yummy!! Will have to try it soon!! Thanks for sharing in #SundaySupper!!

Carla said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Yum yum I love Indian food! Definitely adding this to my list :)

Kim Bee said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

This is a great recipe for Sunday Supper. Love how tasty this looks.

Lane @ Supper for a Steal said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Looks great! I was so excited to see chicken tikka masala on the #SundaySupper menu this week. Can't wait to try it.

Jennie @themessybakerblog said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Yum, this tikka masala recipe looks amazing. I will be trying this dish soon. Thanks for sharing, and I hope you had a lovely #SundaySupper. I love your blog!

megquinn said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I love to roast red potatoes with dill and good Vermont sea salt butter! Yum ;)

Melissa said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

@megquinn
Hey Meg...You are the winner for this giveaway. I will be announcing it on the blog today but in the meantime, please email me your shipping information for the coupon. Thanks and enjoy!

Angie Barrett said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Saving this right now!!

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