Chicken Tinga

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The literal translation of this is simply “Chicken that is just a little bit spicy.”

If you are making Poached Chicken from scratch, START HERE. Use the back button on the Poached Chicken page to return to this recipe. You can also use a precooked deli chicken.


  • Poached Chicken (view recipe)
  • 4 oz chorizo
  • 1/2 onion – diced
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic
  • EVOO
  • 3 tomatoes – peeled (or 1 can drained)
  • 2 tomatillos
  • sprigs of marjoram, thyme and oregano
    Keep whole so you can remove them later
  • Chipotle packed in adobo


  1. Start your chicken poaching (view recipe)
  2. Brown chorizo
  3. Add in onion and stir till translucent
  4. Add garlic and EVOO
  5. Add tomatoes and tomatillos
  6. Add sprigs
  7. Let simmer about 20 minutes, then remove sprigs
  8. Add shredded chicken
  9. Thin as necessary with chicken stock – Should be fairly thick, but moist
  10. Use this as a base for tacos or tostadas or even a burrito


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