A lover of Indian food, Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com brings us chicken tikka masala served with spaghetti squash.
“’Tikka’ means ‘chunk,’ and ‘masala’ is really just any spice mix,” Massie says.
This flavorful recipe includes ginger, garlic, onion, cilantro and a homemade masala. To spice it up, Massie adds cayenne and chili pepper, but that’s optional depending on your yearning for burning.
To put the meal in the Zone, Massie recommends weighing the chicken with the sauce, then adding it to the spaghetti squash, which can be blocked out before the sauce is ready. He breaks everything down into six three-block meals.
“My hope is to bring India to the masses, and this is my first attempt with my chicken tikka masala,” he says.
To download the recipe for chicken tikka masala with spaghetti squash, click here.
Video by Nick Massie and Jesse Kahle.
Additional audio: “CrossFit Radio Episode 229” by Justin Judkins, published June, 20, 2012.