Loaded Tikka Fries

  • 12MINS
  • 30MINS
  • Serves 2
  • 468KCAL

Curry and chips is an elite combination, which is why these Loaded Tikka Fries are our new favourite recipe! We’ve made crispy homemade fries and topped them off with a fast, fuss-free chicken tikka-style curry. It might look like a treat, but this stunning fakeaway is slimming friendly and surprisingly low in calories!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories468
  • Carbs57g
  • Protein47g
  • Fat3.3g
  • Saturates0.6g
  • Sugars19g

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Stop what you’re doing and add the ingredients for these Loaded Tikka Fries to your shopping list! For just 468 calories, you can tuck into a plateful of crispy, tikka-spiced chips, smothered in our quick and easy chicken curry, with a dollop of mint yoghurt and mango chutney to top it all off. The whole thing is ready in under 45 minutes – we don’t know many takeaways that could deliver faster than that!

Curry and chips is a combo that just works every time, so it was a no brainer to put them together into one speedy, easy dish. Our recipe may be lower in calories, but it’s filling, satisfying and brimming with tikka-inspired flavour. 

The fries are loaded up with our homemade spice mix before they go into the oven – this really helps to build up those flavours when the whole dish is put together at the end. While they’re getting all gorgeous and golden in the oven, you’ve got plenty of time to rustle up our simple chicken tikka curry. 

The creamy, rich sauce comes together in no time at all, ready to spoon on top of the crispy fries, with a dollop of mint yoghurt and a spoonful of sweet mango chutney as the perfect finishing touches.

What diets are these Loaded Tikka Fries suitable for?

Our Loaded Tikka Fries can be enjoyed when following a gluten-free diet. To make the recipe suitable for dairy-free diets, simply swap the 0% fat Greek yoghurt for a dairy-free alternative. 

If you’re cooking for people with allergies, please be extra careful when checking ingredients and preparing food!

Do you need any special ingredients to make Loaded Tikka Fries?

You don’t need any special or unusual ingredients to make this easy recipe. 

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How many calories are in these Loaded Tikka Fries?

There are 468 calories per portion in this Loaded Tikka Fries recipe, which means it falls into our Weekly Indulgence recipe category. If you’re counting calories or following one of the popular diet plans like Weight Watchers, this recipe fits in perfectly!

NHS guidelines suggest men should aim for 2,500 calories per day to maintain a healthy body weight, and women require around 2000 calories. Each person has different calorie requirements depending on their goal, so you may want to adjust your daily calorie intake according to your own personal goal.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 200°C. Place the potatoes in a pan and cover with boiling water. Boil for 4 minutes until the chips are soft but holding their shape.

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Step 2

Drain the potatoes and place them in a large bowl. Spray with low-calorie cooking spray and add the paprika, ground coriander, ground cumin, garam masala and turmeric. Toss them in the bowl to make sure they’re evenly coated.

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Step 3

Add the chips to a baking tray and spread out evenly. Cook in the oven for around 20-25 minutes. Halfway through cooking, flip the chips over so they brown evenly.

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Step 4

While the chips are cooking make the tikka topping. In a small bowl combine the paprika, coriander, cumin, garam masala, turmeric, garlic granules, onion granules and a pinch of salt and pepper. Add the diced chicken breast and stir to coat in the spices.

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Step 5

Spray a frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and set the pan on a medium heat. Add the onion and pepper and fry for 4 minutes. Add the diced chicken breast and continue to fry for 4 minutes. Add the chopped tomatoes and tomato puree and lower the heat. Simmer for 5 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened. Remove the pan from the heat and stir through the yoghurt and chopped coriander.

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Step 6

While the chips and tikka are cooking, add the yoghurt, lemon juice, coriander and mint to a small bowl and mix to combine. Leave to one side until ready to serve.

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Step 7

Once the chips and tikka topping are cooked, you’re ready to assemble. Split the chips in half and add them to two serving plates. Add half of the tikka topping to each plate.

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Step 8

Drizzle with the yoghurt mixture and the mango chutney and serve!

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What could I serve with these Loaded Tikka Fries?

This dish is a complete meal on its own, although you could serve it alongside your favourite Indian-inspired starters or side dishes. 

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How do you know when Loaded Tikka Fries are cooked?

You should cook the fries until they are golden and crispy. This should take 20-25 minutes. The chicken should be cooked until the juices run clear and there is no pinkness left in the middle. 

To keep your family safe, the advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and maintained that temperature for 2 minutes.

How long can you keep Loaded Tikka Fries in the fridge?

Once you’ve served this recipe, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to store in a container with a lid and chill in the fridge. You can keep leftover Loaded Tikka Fries in the fridge for 2 or 3 days. 

Can I freeze Loaded Tikka Fries?

Absolutely! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer! 

How do I reheat Loaded Tikka Fries?

From chilled: Place in a microwavable container with a loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost overnight in the fridge and reheat from chilled. 

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Loaded Tikka Fries

Curry and chips is an elite combination, which is why these Loaded Tikka Fries are our new favourite recipe! We’ve made crispy homemade fries and topped them off with a fast, fuss-free chicken tikka-style curry. It might look like a treat, but this stunning fakeaway is slimming friendly and surprisingly low in calories!
  • Prep Time
    12 MINS
  • Cook Time
    30 MINS
  • KCals 468
  • Carbs 57G

Ingredients

For the fries

  • 2 medium potatoes, approx. 400g, peele and sliced into chips
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp ground coriander
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • low-calorie cooking spray

For the tikka topping

  • 250 g chicken breast, cut into 2cm dice
  • ½ small red onion, peeled and diced
  • ½ red pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 200 g chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp 0% fat Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp garlic granules
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • 2 g fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste

To serve

  • 2 tbsp 0% fat Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp mango chutney
  • 2 g fresh mint, finely chopped

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Place the potatoes in a pan and cover with boiling water. Boil for 4 minutes until the chips are soft but holding their shape.
  2. Drain the potatoes and place them in a large bowl. Spray with low-calorie cooking spray and add the paprika, ground coriander, ground cumin, garam masala and turmeric. Toss them in the bowl to make sure they’re evenly coated.
  3. Add the chips to a baking tray and spread out evenly. Cook in the oven for around 20-25 minutes. Halfway through cooking, flip the chips over so they brown evenly.
  4. While the chips are cooking make the tikka topping. In a small bowl combine the paprika, coriander, cumin, garam masala, turmeric, garlic granules, onion granules and a pinch of salt and pepper. Add the diced chicken breast and stir to coat in the spices.
  5. Spray a frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and set the pan on a medium heat. Add the onion and pepper and fry for 4 minutes. Add the diced chicken breast and continue to fry for 4 minutes. Add the chopped tomatoes and tomato puree and lower the heat. Simmer for 5 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened. Remove the pan from the heat and stir through the yoghurt and chopped coriander.
  6. While the chips and tikka are cooking, add the yoghurt, lemon juice and mint to a small bowl and mix to combine. Leave to one side until ready to serve.
  7. Once the chips and tikka topping are cooked, you’re ready to assemble. Split the chips in half and add them to two serving plates. Add half of the tikka topping to each plate.
  8. Drizzle with the yoghurt mixture and the mango chutney and serve!

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