Shredded Chicken for Tostadas (Tinga)

“My best friend taught me how to make this and it is authentic.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place chicken breasts in large pot and add water to cover. Add salt.
  2. Turn water up to boiling and let simmer until chicken is cooked through.
  3. Once chicken is cooked, remove from pan and shred. Set aside.
  4. Heat med-large skillet with oil. Add halved tomatoes and cook about 5-10 minutes.
  5. Remove tomatoes from skillet and place in blender. Add chipotles to blender with tomatoes (for mild taste only use 1-2 chipotles, add more for more heat).
  6. Add 1 cup water to blender and about 1 tsp salt. Blend and set aside.
  7. Place sliced onion in skillet. Cook about 5 minutes. Add salsa to skillet; mix well.
  8. Mix chicken and salsa together and serve warm on tostadas.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: