Chicken Tinga Tacos

Mexican recipes

Meats and fowl




For a delicious and easy taco dinner, try these Chicken Tinga Tacos. The Tinga is original from Puebla in Mexico, it is prepared by slowly cooking chicken breasts in a tomato and chili sauce to make it softer and give it more flavor. Wrap the tinga in warm corn tortillas and add your favorite condiments for a quick and fun taco night.

Ingredients Preparation Share



For the recipe

  • 2 cans tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoons cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground oregano
  • 0.5 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of GOYA Unico olive oil
  • 1 kg chicken breasts
  • 1 pinch of Adobo with GOYA pepper
  • 1 package of Wheat Totillas

For the dressing

  • 1 avocados complete
  • 1 fresh coriander
  • 1 lettuce complete
  • 1 lemon complete
  • 1 white onion
  • 1 tomato complete


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the tomato sauce, vinegar, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and sugar. Season with the marinade and let stand.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the chicken with the marinade. Cook chicken for about 5 minutes, turn once, until golden brown on both sides. Add tomato sauce mixture to skillet; bring to a boil (be careful, tomato sauce may splash). Lower the heat to medium low. Cover the skillet and simmer for about 20 minutes or until chicken is well cooked, turning once (thermometer should register 50 ° C when inserted into thickest part of breast).
  3. Transfer chicken to cutting board; leaving the sauce in the pan. Remove and discard bones and skin. Using two forks, crumble the chicken. Transfer the chicken to the pan with sauce, mix well, and continue cooking for about 10 more minutes, until the sauce is reduced and mixes with the chicken, so that the mixture begins to caramelize.
  4. Transfer the chicken mixture to the serving plate. Put the mixture on the hot corn tortillas. Accompany with lettuce, tomatoes, avocados and / or onion, to taste. Add hot sauce, if desired.

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