Chicken tinga | Tinga de pollo
The tinga is undoubtedly one of the most typical dishes of Mexican gastronomy, it can be made with pork, chicken or beef and it is mostly used to fill tacos, burritos, empanadas, etc.
The key to this chicken tinga recipe is in the chipotle chili, its main ingredient, you can find it in some supermarkets or online stores.
We invite you to follow our step-by-step videos below, where we will show you in detail and in a simple way, how to make chicken tinga! And if you have any questions, feel free to leave us a comment and we will be happy to help you!
Ingredients To Prepare Chicken tinga | Tinga de pollo
1 cooked and shredded chicken breast
2 chipotle chiles in marinade
1 garlic clove
1/2 teaspoon oregano
80 ml. chicken broth
1 onion cut into julienne strips
Salt to taste
How To Make Chicken tinga | Tinga de pollo
Step 1: We begin the preparation of our chicken tinga, for this, in the blender cup we add the tomatoes, the chipotle chili, the garlic, the oregano, the chicken broth and blend.
Step 1: How To Make Chicken tinga | Tinga de pollo
Step 2: In a skillet over medium high heat, add the onion and cook for 2 minutes, then add the chicken, salt, the previously prepared mixture, stir and cook for 10 minutes, remove from heat and we have our chicken tinga ready!
Step 2: How To Make Chicken tinga | Tinga de pollo
Tips To Prepare Chicken tinga | Tinga de pollo
For this chicken tinga recipe, we use the cooked chicken breast, for this, in a pot with water and a little salt cook the breast for 35 minutes, let it cool down and shred it.
Reserve the cooking water to use it directly in the recipe.
You can find canned chipotle chili in some supermarkets in the Latin area.
What can we accompany this recipe with?
Use this delicious chicken tinga to prepare tacos, burritos or simply to eat with rice.
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