Chicken Tinga is the name of the amazing taco filling that can be found at every street-food stand in Mexico City. Our authentic flavours are the deeply smoky, slightly spicy and earthy flavours of a chipotle blend that completely transform simple chicken into zesty chicken tinga tostadas. We ve put a twist on a classic salsa by doing roasted cherry tomatoes mixed with a special salsa sauce to get a lovely sweet but warm heat running through your tinga. This with a smoky BBQ sauce spiked sour cream makes for really different style of wrap. We’ve added plenty of options for you in the ingredients section but it’s just as epic with the short list of 5. Have fun with it!

Cook our delicious Chicken Tinga in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Chicken Tinga. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Chipotle Rub pot, a Smoky BBQ Paste pot and a Salsa Paste pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Chicken Tinga in just 20 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Chipotle Rub
  • Smoky BBQ Paste
  • Salsa Paste

Your shopping list:

4
boneless chicken thighs
 
4
tortillas (preferably corn)
 
70ml
soured cream
 
250g
cherry tomatoes
 
1
lime
 
Guacamole(optional)
 
Cheddar cheese(optional)
 
2
spring onions(optional)
 
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Our 20 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Cook the chicken

    Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.

    Mix the chicken with the CHIPOTLE RUB and the lime zest and juice. Bake on a tray in the oven for 20 mins.

  • 2.

    Roast the tomatoes

    Drizzle the tomatoes with oil on another tray and cook in the oven for 10 mins. Meanwhile, do step 3.

  • 3.

    Prep the condiments

    Mix the SMOKY BBQ PASTE into the soured cream. Keep aside.

    Put the roasted tomatoes in a bowl and carefully squash them with a fork (watch out for the hot juices).  Mix the SALSA PASTE through, then keep aside. 

    Remove the chicken from the oven then turn it off. Put your tortillas into the oven for 1 min to warm up in the residual heat.

    Slice the chicken into thin strips.  

  • 4.

    Serve!

    To make your Tinga, spread guacamole (if using) on each tortilla, followed by the chicken, salsa and BBQ cream, along with grated cheese and spring onions (if using) and a squeeze of lime. Wrap it up and eat.

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Chicken Tinga Reviews

BASED ON 3176 reviews

Laura - Dec 09, 2019

Worth draining off the juices from the tomatoes before you add in the salsa paste. Otherwise makes it all very watery.

Judy - Dec 09, 2019

Very tasty indeed. We had it with Mexican rice instead of tacos.

Heather - Dec 06, 2019

Delicious!

Karen - Dec 04, 2019

Favourite

Catherine - Dec 04, 2019

Loved this!

Catherine - Dec 03, 2019

Quite spicy, lovely difference to fajitas

Rebecca - Dec 02, 2019

Like a bland version of fajitas. Two of the pots seem to be just made up to get them to three.wont order this one again but it was ok.

Sarah - Nov 28, 2019

I loved it ...my husband not so much.

Kirsty - Nov 27, 2019

All 3 of us loved this recipe and really want to order it again but it seems to have disappeared

James - Nov 27, 2019

Amazing! One of my faves

James - Nov 27, 2019

Amazing! One of my faves

Jill - Nov 27, 2019

A new take on fajitas

Jill - Nov 27, 2019

A new take on fajitas

Jill - Nov 27, 2019

A new take on fajitas

Amy - Nov 23, 2019

Very flavourful, however, it did not need the sour cream and salsa and guacamole.

Angela - Nov 21, 2019

Delicious ????

Julie - Nov 19, 2019

Loved it. Used some peppers and tortilla wraps, so tasty

Samir - Nov 19, 2019

Very tasty

Emma - Nov 18, 2019

NOM!! Easy, quick and super delish

Emma - Nov 18, 2019

NOM!! Easy, quick and super delish

Susie - Nov 15, 2019

Love this one a simpler fajita

Joanne - Nov 14, 2019

It was nice but would have been better with flour tortillas, not the corn ones, which should be baked. I added a pepper and lettuce, still a small portion of food, would recommend making a side. Enjoyed the salsa.

Nic - Nov 14, 2019

Mahh - ok bit nothing special and a bit fiddly to eat. Just too many layers and the flavour wasn’t as good as other dishes. I’ll stick with fajitas instead

Liz - Nov 12, 2019

Delicious

Tracey - Nov 10, 2019

Nice and spicy dish

Jennie - Nov 09, 2019

Really tasty, easy to cook and interesting. Better than take away.

Lee - Nov 08, 2019

Really nice.

Lee - Nov 08, 2019

Really nice.

Lee - Nov 08, 2019

Really nice.

Rob - Nov 07, 2019

Excellent ! Highly recommend this recipe, lovely balance of zesty lime and zingy chicken. ????????????????????????

Lisa - Nov 07, 2019

Delicious!

Inga - Nov 06, 2019

It was nice but rather ordinary

Gavin - Nov 06, 2019

Quite hot but very tasty

Patricia - Nov 06, 2019

Really yummy so easy to make

Claire - Nov 04, 2019

Delicious and very tasty ... needs a little lettuce in the wraps though

Mark - Oct 30, 2019

Really enjoyed this, lived in America and had a lot of Mexican friends, I would have served this to them ????

Juile - Oct 30, 2019

Added red & yellow peppers to this dish. It was yummy. ????

Jennifer - Oct 30, 2019

Love this one! Had a couple times and will have again

Samantha - Oct 29, 2019

Not one of my preferred meals

Glen - Oct 29, 2019

It was nice

Valerie - Oct 28, 2019

Easy to make, tastes delicious

Natalie - Oct 28, 2019

Big hit with family

Craig - Oct 26, 2019

Thought it was a bit runny with all the tomatoes even though I strained off quite a bit of the juices. Not to my taste

M - Oct 26, 2019

Great flavour, but too salty.

Lee - Oct 24, 2019

Mega but small portions

Heather - Oct 23, 2019

Delicious! Amazing fresh flavours.

Sonja - Oct 23, 2019

Delicious

Heather - Oct 23, 2019

Delicious! Explosion of fresh flavours. Amazing.

Anne - Oct 23, 2019

Very tasty. A firm favourite. I put the spring onions in the oven with the chicken , spread a thin layer of mayonnaise on the tortillas before filling them and I also added a little shredded lettuce to each wrap. Served with a handful of chips - mwah. Superb.

Andrea - Oct 22, 2019

Wow this is great. Definitely on my favourites list. Not too spicy this is a meal to share with friends so I will be doubling up next time I get this.

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