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Crockpot Chicken Tinga
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5 from 3 votes

Crockpot Chicken Tinga

Crockpot Chicken Tinga will give a new twist to your tacos. Its amazing what a little can of chipotle peppers can add to a meal.
Prep Time1 hr 55 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken, Chicken Tinga, crock pot chicken, gluten free, Mexican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 242kcal
Author: Allison Treadwell

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker 4 Qt or larger

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 cup sweet onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • 1-2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Tortillas for serving

Toppings

  • Sour cream
  • Shredded cheese
  • Avocado
  • Lettuce

Instructions

  • Place chicken in bottom of slow cooker.
  • Add onion, garlic, tomatoes and chicken stock to slow cooker.
  • In separate bowl mix the oil, chipotle peppers, oregano, cumin and salt.
  • Add mixture to slow cooker and mix everything together.
  • Cook on low for 4-6 hours or high for 2-3 hours.
  • Serve with tortillas, over rice or lettuce cups.

Nutrition

Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 512mg | Potassium: 672mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 309IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg