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Tikka Masala Roast Chicken With Spiced Pilau Rice

2 tablespoons Patak’s tikka masala paste
1/4 cup plain Greek-style yoghurt
4 (810g) chicken thigh cutlets, skin on
Baby spinach, to serve
Spiced pilau rice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 brown onion, halved, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons Patak’s tikka masala paste
1 1/2 cups SunRice Basmati Rice
2 1/2 cups chicken stock
1/4 cup sultanas
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander leaves
Combine paste and yoghurt in a large glass or ceramic dish. Add chicken. Stir to coat. Cover. Refrigerate for 1 hour, if time permits.
Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Remove chicken from marinade. Place in a roasting pan. Roast for 40 to 50 minutes or until golden and cooked through.
Meanwhile, make spiced pilau rice Heat oil in a heavy-based saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring, for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Add paste. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add rice. Stir to coat. Add stock. Cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 10 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir through sultanas, almonds and coriander. Serve chicken with spiced pilau rice and spinach.