Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga Tacos
Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga Tacos - A delicious tinga recipe that tastes like it came straight from a Mexican restaurant. So easy and only takes 5 minutes to prep. These chicken tinga tacos are authentic and amazing!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
- 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 14.5 ounces fire roasted tomatoes
- 1/2 onion (diced)
- 3-4 chipotle peppers in adobe (more if you like heat)
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (more to taste)
- 4 ounces cream cheese (softened)
- 3 Tablespoons feta cheese
- 1/2 lemon (juiced)
- whole milk (if needed)
- diced onions
- chopped cilantro
- crumbled feta or cotija cheese
- lime slice
Place the chicken breast in the slow cooker.
Add the tomatoes, onion, peppers, garlic, taco seasoning and salt to a blender. Pulse 3 to 5 times. Then pour over the chicken. Cook on low for 4 to 6 hours, or until you are able to shred the chicken. Shred and then cook an additional 15 to 30 minutes. Place slow cooker on warm until ready to serve.
For the feta crema, stir the cream cheese, feta and lemon juice until smooth. Add milk to crema sauce as needed to thin it out.
Serve the chicken tinga inside of tortillas. Add your favorite toppings such as, onion, cilantro and feta cheese.
Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 568mg | Potassium: 469mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 0.9mg