Chicken Tinga Recipe

Chicken Tinga

Chicken thigh recipe simmered with tomatoes and spicy chipotle peppers before shredding and topping with queso fresco and avocado

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  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes, drained
  • 1 can (8 oz each) Hunt's® Tomato Sauce
  • 1/3 cup chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped avocado
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

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Serving Size: 4 servings (about 1 cup each)
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  1. Spray large skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sprinkle with garlic salt and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until browned on both sides.
  2. Add onion; cook until tender. Add drained tomatoes, tomato sauce and peppers; stir to combine. Reduce heat to low; simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove chicken from skillet; shred with two forks. Return chicken to sauce mixture; stir to combine. Sprinkle each serving with cheese and avocado. Serve with rice, if desired.
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Amount per Serving
Calories 328  
  % Daily Value*
Total fat 17 g 26%
Saturated fat 6 g 30%
Cholesterol 156 MG 52%
Sodium 935 MG 39%
Carbohydrate 13 g 4%
Dietary fiber 4 g 17%
Sugars 6 g
Protein 30 g
Vitamin A   18%
Vitamin C   29%
Calcium   12%
Iron   10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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