the easiest spicy chicken tinga recipe ever! Perfect for tacos, quesadillas, salad bowls and tostadas!
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Spicy Shredded Chicken Tinga

This spicy chipotle Mexican shredded chicken is perfect for tacos, quesadillas, and salads. 
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: adobo, chicken tinga, chipotle, mexican, quesadillas, tacos
Servings: 4


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 4 garlic cloves roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon oregano the mexican variety is best if you can!
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 can of chipotle sauce or if just 3 chipotles in adobo sauce if you can't find that
  • 1 can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 quarts loosely packed shredded chicken or about 3-4 large boneless chicken breasts, boiled and shredded
  • salt to taste!