Chicken Tinga

Serves: 6
Prepare Time: 15 min
Cooking Time: 1 hr 15 min
Total Time: 1 hr 30 min
Calories: 483
Fat: 29.5 g
Cholesterol: 137 mg

Chicken tinga is a Mexican recipe, made from chicken cooked in a slightly and smoky flavor with a hot tomato sauce. Chicken stock, garlic cloves, tomatoes, chicken thighs, oregano, and chipotle peppers are all you need. I hope that this Mexican chicken is sure to become your favorite. Make and share this chicken tinga recipe with your friends and families. Enjoy!

Recipe by: Chef John


  • 1 large yellow onion, halved
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons salt, or more as needed
  • Cotija cheese and cilantro to garnish
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 peeled whole garlic cloves
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can (7 ounces) chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 pounds chicken thighs, skinless boneless
  • 1 can (28 ounces) peeled plum tomatoes


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