Best Chicken Tinga 

 Tinga De Pollo)

This recipe is the Best Chicken Tinga you will ever need. It features shredded chicken in a delicious tomato and chile chipotle sauce.


– 3-4 medium size chicken breast – 4-5 tablespoons of oil (I used olive oil) – 1-2 large onions sliced – 4-5 medium Roma (plum) tomatoes – 1 can of Chipotle chiles in Adobo(7oz)  – 2-3 cloves of garlic – 1 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste – 1/4 teaspoon Mexican oregano – 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme – 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram – 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1. Bring a pot of salty water to a boil and boil the chicken until it is cooked through.

2. Cook the onion until soft and translucent for about 5-6 minutes.


3. Place the tomatoes in a medium saucepan, cover with water, bring to a simmer and cook until the tomatoes are soft. In a blender place the tomatoes, garlic, salt, pepper, and 2-3 chiles chipotle from the can.

4. Bring the tinga sauce together. Mix the salsa with the onions. Add oregano, marjoram, and thyme.

5. Shred the chicken.

Mix the chicken with the sauce.

6. Let it simmer for only a minute, so the ingredients get acquainted with each other.

Make either tacos, tortas, tinga bowls, or tinga tostadas and enjoy this wonderful Mexican dish!