Introduction: Chicken Tinga

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Chicken tinga is a Mexican dish made with shredded chicken in a tomato and chipotle sauce. The flavor is delicious and it is the perfect dish to make tostadas (fried tortillas), sopes, and tacos.

Preparation is easy... try this recipe, your family will love it!

Step 1: Ingredients

  • 2 pieces chicken breast
  • 1 onion
  • 5 tomatoes
  • 1 chipotle chili
  • Water
  • Chicken bouillon
  • 1 medium Tomato puree (around 400 grams)
  • 2 bay leaves

Step 2: Cook Chicken Breast

Use a pressure cooker. Add water and cook chicken breasts for around 20 minutes.

Step 3: Cook Onion in Oil

Slice the onion into thin cuts. Cook onion until it looks translucent.

Step 4: Prepare the Sauce

Blend tomatoes with chipotle chili and water.

Step 5: Cook Sauce

In a large saucepan add 2 tbsp oil. Add the sauce from the blender and the tomato puree; stir until the sauce boils.

Step 6: Mix Chicken, Onion and Sauce

Now that your sauce is ready you should add the onion and the chicken breast (shredded).

Step 7: Season

Add chicken bouillon and bay leaves until the whole dish boils. In this way, the chicken will get a deeper flavor of the sauce.

Step 8: Serve and Enjoy

Your chicken tinga is ready! Serve it with a bunch of corn tortillas and enjoy! You can also prepare other delicious Mexican recipes with tinga such as tostadas and tacos. Do not forget to add sour cream and fresh cheese to make it tastier.

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