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Chicken Tinga

In this video, you’ll see how easy it is to make great chicken tinga. Chicken tinga is a classic Mexican dish made from shredded chicken cooked in a slightly and smoky flavor with hot tomato-based sauce. Start by chicken thighs with salt, garlic cloves, white onion, oregano and chicken stock. Before you get to this recipe, a few words about this delicious recipe. Enjoy!

Chicken Tinga

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Serves: 7 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 485 calories 29.7 Grams fat


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 large yellow onion, halved
  • 1 can (7 ounce) chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 can (28 ounce) peeled plum tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 peeled whole garlic cloves
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • Cotija cheese and cilantro to garnish

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