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Chicken Tinga in Green Sauce

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If you want to give an interesting twist to a traditional recipe, this recipe for Tinga de Pollo en Salsa Verde is a great option for an economical and rewarding dish. The best thing about preparing this easy recipe is that you can prepare it in a pan, but you must make sure that the tomatoes are well cooked so that the green sauce does not get so acidic.
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4 portions
  • enough Water
  • 800 grams chicken breast, whole, with bone and without the skin
  • 1/4 onions
  • 1/2 heads garlic
  • 1/4 bunches fresh coriander
  • enough salt
  • 1 tablespoon vegetal oil
  • 1/2 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 8 green tomatoes
  • 4 serrano peppers
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 3 allspices
  • 1/2 cups fresh coriander
  • 1 cup chicken soup
  • 1 tablespoon vegetal oil
  • 1 onion, filleted
  • enough avocado, in a fan, to decorate
  • enough parsley, to decorate


In a pot, with water cook the chicken with the onion, garlic, cilantro and salt until cooked. Remove and reserve the broth.
On a table shred the chicken. Reserve.
In a deep pan, heat the oil and cook the onion, garlic, tomatoes, serrano pepper, cumin, pepper, cilantro until they change color. Fill with the chicken broth and cook until the vegetables are dissolved and the liquid is reduced. Cool slightly
Blend the previous preparation until a sauce is obtained.
In a saucepan heat the oil and cook the sliced onion until bright, add the chicken and cook for 5 minutes. Pour the sauce. Let it boil and cook for 10 more minutes. Season to your liking
Serve the tinga and decorate with avocado and parsley leaves. Accompany with beans and corn tortillas.


Serve with beans and corn tortillas.


Cook your tomatoes well so that the green sauce does not become acidic.

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* Percentage of daily values ​​based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Information per 100gr. Portion, provided by USDA
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Ratings (15)
Lau Romero
11/09/2020 12:37:17
yo no entendi cuantos ajos y cuanto cilantro para cada cosa, entiendo que unos son para hervir con el pollo y otros con la salsa.... pero cual con cual ¿? podrian por favor aclarar? uno que es principiante no tiene idea
angélica chavez
29/05/2020 15:27:34
Riquísima, nos encanto a mi familia y a mi!!
Virginia Sedeño Cruz
20/05/2020 14:30:16
En casa los tomates son hervidos menos el cilantro, ya que si se muele fresco con los tomates suelta todo su sabor. y no mezclen el perejil en ese caso decorar con más hojas de cilantro.
26/12/2019 18:53:25
Sali León
17/10/2019 09:49:34
Esta muy buena
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