Crock Pot Chicken Tikka Masala

Crock Pot Chicken Tikka Masala recipe that is creamy and mild Indian curry (like butter chicken). Make in the slow cooker and serve on rice.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 6 people


  • 4 chicken boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 cups crushed or strained tomatoes
  • 1 inch piece peeled ginger cut into chunks
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 3 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups 18% cream


  • Add tomatoes, ginger, garlic, honey and spices to a blender and process until smooth.
  • Cut chicken breasts into 1 inch cubes.
  • Heat oil in a skillet and brown chicken. Turn after a couple minutes on each side. Do not worry about cooking the chicken all the way through.
  • Add the browned chicken to the slow cooker.
  • Pour in the blended tomato mixture. Stir so all the chicken pieces are coated in the sauce.
  • Cover with a lid and set slow cooker to low and cook for 8 hours (or 4 hours on high).
  • At the end of the 8 hours, stir in the cream. Let the sauce rest for about 10 minutes.
  • Serve on rice.