Chicken Tinga is a shredded chicken dish from the Puebla region of Mexico, and here are Four Flavorful Recipes for Chicken Tinga with options for the Slow Cooker or the Instant Pot!
For this week’s Taco Tuesday ideas we’re sharing Four Flavorful Recipes for Chicken Tinga with options for the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker, and some that can be cooked on the stove too. If you’re not from California you might not be familiar with Chicken Tinga, but it’s a Mexican shredded chicken dish from Puebla that includes onions, tomatoes, garlic, and chipotle peppers in adobo, as well as other optional ingredients that some recipes includes.
And Chicken Tinga is a recipe that takes shredded chicken tacos, burritos, or tostadas to a whole new level! And most recipes for Chicken Tinga use low-carb ingredients, so if you serve this with low-carb tortillas or in lettuce wraps, this can easily be a low-carb meal! Hope you enjoy trying one of these if you’ve never had Chicken Tinga!
I love the use of guacamole in this recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga Tostadas from Slow Cooker Gourmet. The recipe features slow cooker chicken that cooks until it shreds apart with tomatoes, tomatillo salsa, onions, and seasonings and then the chicken gets made into tasty tostadas, or make tacos if you prefer! (Skip the optional refried beans for a low-carb version.)
Neena from Paint the Kitchen Red made The Best Instant Pot Chicken Tinga four times to get a version that was a wow for her family, and you’ll love her attention to detail in the recipe that produces fabulous results! (Replace the tiny amount of brown sugar with an approved sweetener for the low-carb version.)
Chicken Tinga from Slender Kitchen has options for the Slow Cooker, Instant Pot, or Stovetop, and this slightly spicy chicken can be used for everything from tacos to quesadillas to and bowls!
Pinch of Yum adds lime, cilantro, and yummy Cotija cheese to make The Best Chicken Tinga Tacos, and you can make these tasty tacos in the Instant Pot or on the stove!