Tinga De Pollo Recipe

Looking for an easy Tinga de Pollo recipe? Learn how to make Tinga de Pollo using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dmlambert

Makes 12 servings



Not so traditional, but very delicious!

Recipe Ingredients for Tinga de Pollo

2 lbs chicken breast
2 t. olive oil
2 pounds cabbage, sliced thinly
1 large onion, sliced thinly
6 dried chili peppers, seeded, deveined, and lightly toasted
4 cloves garlic
1 T dried oregano
1 t. cumin seeds, toasted
1/2 t salt
2 c. chicken broth
1/4 c. ketchup

Recipe Directions for Tinga de Pollo

  1. Simmer chicken breast in water until cooked through. Drain, reserving the water. Allow the chicken to cool, and shred.

  2. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat, add the onions and cabbage, and saute until softened.

  3. Add the shredded chicken.

  4. Place the chiles, garlic, oregano, cumin seeds, and salt in the blender with 2 c. of the reserved chicken broth. Blend until very smooth.

  5. Add to the cabbage and chicken in the pan, and add the ketchup.

  6. Allow to cook for 20 to 30 minutes until the liquid is mostly absorbed.

  7. Serve in tacos or tostadas.

Categories

Main Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 211.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
171
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.9g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
64mg
21%
Sodium
351mg
15%
Potassium
412mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
7.8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
25.6g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 6% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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