What is Chicken Tinga?

What is Chicken Tinga

Chicken Tinga is a classic filling for tacos or tostadas. It is made with shredded chicken, sliced onions, and a tomato-chipotle sauce. It tastes smokey, and the chipotle gives it just the right amount of heat. All over Mexico, people eat tinga. In Puebla, the famous tinga taco, also called a stew taco, is often made with chicken cooked in a mild chipotle-tomato sauce with garlic and a bit of piloncillo, or raw cane sugar. The shredded meat is served in a tortilla with chopped onion, cilantro, and lime. You can add chicken tinga to tostadas, burritos, or enchiladas, or …

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