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Chicken Tinga


Boil Chicken

  • 1/2 Onion
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 3 Bay leaves
  • 1 lb boneless Chicken
  • Water to cover


  • 1/2 Onion i1/2 cup
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 5 small Tomatoes 1 cup
  • Canned Chipotles in Adobo sauce 73 ml - 3.25 fl oz
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat the water and add the onion, garlic, bay leaves and chicken and boil for 10 mins
  • Remove chicken and garlic and allow to cool and reserve liquid
  • Shred the chicken and garlic
  • In a pan dry roast the onion, garlic and tomatoes till the surface gets charred and blistered
  • Add to a food processor, together with the chipotle chillies, salt to taste and blend
  • Pour the sauce into a saute pan and allow to come to the boil
  • Add the chicken and garlic and cook till the sauce gets thick and darker and coats the chicken
  • Add salt to taste