Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

If you’re looking for a savory dish that’s rich in protein, you’ve come to the right place. Simmering for hours in a flavorful mix of spices, these mouth-watering morsels of chicken served over rice will be perfect for a lunch with friends or dinner with the family.

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Makes 6 servings
  • 1 scoop Herbalife24 Enhanced Protein Powder*
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 ½ pounds) – cut into 1.5-inch cubes
  • ½ large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • ½ 29-ounce can of tomato puree
  • ¾ cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ tablespoon cumin
  • ¼ tablespoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper, depending on your heat preference
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons chicken broth
  • lemon juice from half a small lemon
  • chopped parsley or cilantro, for topping
  • Place chicken, onion, garlic, ginger, tomato puree, yogurt, olive oil, garam masala, turmeric powder, cumin, paprika, salt, cinnamon, ground black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a large bowl.
  • With a spatula, stir to combine everything and make sure the chicken is coated well.
  • Gently place the mixture in the insert of the crockpot and add the bay leaf.
  • Cover and cook for 8 hours on low (or 4 hours on high).
  • When done, in a medium bowl, whisk together corn starch with chicken broth, then pour the mixture into the crockpot and gently stir. Let cook an additional 20 minutes to thicken up.
  • Add in Herbalife24 Enhanced Protein Powder and squeeze half a lemon over the mixture then stir to incorporate.
  • Serve hot over a bed of white (or brown) rice.

Makes 6 servings.

*Only when prepared as instructed on the product label does our product deliver the full nutrition benefits described on that label.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (Makes 6 servings)

Susan Bowerman, M.S., RD, CSSD, CSOWM, FAND –Sr.Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

Susan BowermanM.S., R.D., CSSD, CSOWM, FAND – Sr. Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

Susan Bowerman earned a B.S. in biology with distinction from the University of Colorado, and received her M.S. in food science and nutrition from Colorado State University. She is a registered dietitian, holds two board certifications from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a certified specialist in sports dietetics, and a certified specialist in obesity and weight management, and is a Fellow of the Academy.