Chicken Tikka Tray bake

Updated: Jul 13

A delicious and nutritious one tray dish that is easy to assemble and a firm family favourite. It's a great way to introduce kids to spices as it is not too hot!

Makes approximately 4 servings

Preparation time is approximately 25 minutes (including marinating time)

Cooking time is approximately 60 minutes


8-12 skinless chicken thighs scored with a sharp knife

1/3 jar of chicken tikka paste

3 garlic cloves, crushed

Thumb sized piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated

250g plain greek yogurt

1 white onion, cut into chunks

1 red pepper, cut into chunks

1/2 cauliflower, cut into florets

500g new potatoes, halved

1 teaspoon of turmeric

1 teaspoon of cumin

1 lemon

Handful of chopped coriander (optional)

How to make Chicken Tikka Traybake

  1. In a large bowl mix the paste, yogurt, garlic and ginger. Add the chicken and marinate for at least 15 mins. 

  2. Heat the oven to 200C.

  3. In a large roasting tray add the new potatoes, onion, cauliflower and red pepper. Sprinkle over some turmeric, cumin, salt and pepper.

  4. Place the marinated chicken on top of the veg and roast for 50-60 mins. Remove from oven and rest for 5 mins.

To Serve: Squeeze over lemon juice and sprinkle with coriander. Serve with salad and naan bread.


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