Chicken Tikki Masala (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Paleo)

Chicken Tikki Masala is a classic Indian dish now with a gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, and allergy-friendly recipe! With a creamy tomato and coconut yogurt sauce, this comforting dish will make a great healthy weeknight dinner that packs in the flavor!




  1. Cut the chicken breasts into cubes and place them in a large plastic bag or bowl with the coconut yogurt and lemon juice. Let marinate in the fridge for 3-4 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  3. In a large seasoned cast iron skillet, place the entire contents of the marinated chicken bag in the skillet and bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, mix together the tikki masala sauce ingredients in a large bowl.
  5. After the chicken has baked for 20 minutes, remove the skillet and pour in the tikki masala sauce. Give everything a stir and place back in the oven to bake for another 10 minutes.
  6. Remove and serve with fresh cilantro, rice, naan, etc.