No offense at all intended to the sandwich king, he treats me very well with what he does prepare… but, scrambled eggs were about the extent of his culinary explorations.
He actually prepared a lovely Indian-style dinner. You might not know that the most popular dish in the UK is no longer fish and chips, it’s actually a curry dish, Chicken Tikka Masala.
I never had Indian food until he took me to a curry house near his old home in the UK. I fell in love with the dishes. So, he prepared this favorite as our main course, with a great variety of vegetables.
The chicken plays second-fiddle to all of the veggies, really. Which is fine by us, we love the peppers, potatoes, peas, onions and probably more that I’ve forgotten. As for the chicken itself, I’ll admit that I do not like the feel of raw chicken, so I usually buy the pre-roasted and skinned varieties.
We picked up the sauce, naan bread, basmati rice and samosas at our favorite import grocer, Global Foods Market. We were originally there just to pick up Mike some HP sauce, so his tremors would subside, and while we were there, I decided we could stock up on some Indian ingredients as well. We picked up another type of sauce I hadn’t had before, and we’ll make that soon.
Don’t worry if you want to try this dish, but, haven’t got an import market near you, you can get similar sauce from Target’s grocery department under their Archer Farms brand. It is really darned good.
Now, he must realize that since he’s managed to impress me so much, I can’t just go back to sandwiches…