Mexican Chicken Tinga Tostadas Recipe
Chicken Tinga is a popular and traditional Mexican dish. It is eaten all around the country, although it is known to be originally from the state of Puebla.
Tinga is one of the easiest Mexican dishes to cook and it is because of this that it has become one of the favorites to cook and eat in many Mexican homes. It's probably offered in the majority of Mexican restaurants around the world since the ingredient list is really minimal and easy to find. The recipe also allows for everyone to give it a personal touch and people usually do. However, the Tinga sauce is originally made from tomatoes, onion and chipotle chiles and you'll be able to have it ready in less than an hour.
Tinga is usually eaten on crispy tortillas (tostadas) and people often accompany it with some raw onion, queso fresco, and sour cream on top. You can also eat it by itself with a side of rice or fried beans. Any way you try it, it will be a feast for your palate
Chicken Tinga Tostadas Recipe
mexican food and recipes
10 minutes minutes
20 minutes minutes
1 1/2 onion (1/2 for serving)
10 chipotle chiles (or preferred quantity)
4 chicken breasts
Garlic salt (to taste)
Fried beans (optional)
Queso fresco (optional)
Sour cream (optional)
Boil the chicken ( add a bit off garlic powder)
At the same time, boil the sauce ingredients (1/2 onion, tomato, and chiles) for 15 -20 min
Blend all the sauce ingredients until desired consistency.
Shred the chicken after boiling.
In a pan, add some olive oil and cook 1/2 onion in slices.
Once the onion has softened, add sauce and let it cook for about 5 mins. Stir constantly.
Add the chicken.
Add garlic salt to taste.
Stir and let cook for a couple of minutes.
Prepare your tostadas with fried beans or by themselves. You can add Queso fresco, sour cream, lettuce, avocado, onion slices on top.