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Chicken Tinga

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  • 8 Roma tomatoes (medium, cut in half)
  • 1 yellow onion (medium, cut in to large pieces)
  • 10 garlic cloves (unpeeled)
  • olive oil
  • 2 kosher salt
  • 2 chipotles (in adobo)
  • 2 teaspoons seasoning (Mexicali)
  • 1 chicken (cut up, around 4+ pounds)
  • freshly ground black pepper (a few grinds, more or less to taste)
  • 2 cups unsalted chicken stock
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    Calories560Calories from Fat160
    Total Fat18g28%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat160
    Total Carbohydrate17g6%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Adrianna Rendon 4 months ago
    The flavors were awesome I did change a few things just to make it my own but everyone loved it
    Rhian Armour 4 months ago
    Great. My family loved it!
    Cyarra Gonzalez 8 months ago
    Used more of the chipotle peppers but it came out great
    Pittard 9 months ago
    Family loved it! I modified by using an instant pot and cooking a whole chicken. It took about 30 minutes for the whole chicken in the instant pot. We will make this again!
    Abygail Urueta 10 months ago
    amazing! tasted just like i expected it too
    So yum! Definitely had to add more garlic and salt though. Had it over rice for lunches.
    Teara a year ago
    This is my family’s new favorite meal! I usually put 6 chicken breasts for my family of 4 and we get leftovers for a few days. This recipe is so delicious and juicy! Other than adding extra chicken, I didn’t have to change it at all! It tastes great taco truck style with cilantro and onion on top or with some lettuce and queso fresco! I highly recommend this recipe, you won’t be disappointed.
    Lana M. 2 years ago
    I followed instructions but put the veggies in my crock pot and used an emersion blender, then added the browned chicken pieces and cooked 2 1/2 hours on high then shredded the chicken and cooked on low another hour. Spices were a little overpowering. I think next time I'll add just a touch less, or maybe only 1 chipotle. My kids had tacos, my picky eater son ate 3 tacos. I was surprised. I made keto enchiladas using turkey deli meat instead of tortillas. It was good but next time for the enchiladas I will thicken the sauce a bit first. I bet this sauce would make a great base for a chili. I think I'll save some, freeze it and try it later.
    Zee Sarai 2 years ago
    Turned out great. I made some Chicken Tinga Tostadas with some beans, Spanish rice, lettuce, salsa etc. on top.
    samuel smith 2 years ago
    This is a staple in our household now. I roast a few jalalenos with about half the seeds for some added spice. Thats all I had to modify and that is just spice preference.
    Blair Nouri 3 years ago
    Been making this chicken tinga recipe for a while and my family loves it. We make Chicken Tinga tostadas.