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Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga

Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga Recipe

Description

Chicken and chorizo sausage are simmered in the slow cooker with plenty of spices and hot peppers creating a hearty Mexican-inspired make-ahead meal.

Ingredients

  • 4 breast half, bone and skin removed (blank)s skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (7 ounce) can chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce, chopped and seeded
  • 2 medium (blank)s fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ¾ (1 pound) chorizo sausage

Instructions

  1. Mix chicken, onion, tomato sauce, chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce, jalapeno peppers, garlic, oregano, cumin, chili powder, and red pepper flakes in a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on Low until chicken is no longer pink in the center, 2 to 3 hours. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred using 2 forks; return to the slow cooker.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir chorizo sausage in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 10 minutes; drain and discard grease. Stir chorizo into chicken mixture.
  4. Cook on Low for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

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Nutritional Information

Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga

Servings Per Recipe: 18
Calories: 130.7
% Daily Value *
protein: 20 %
carbohydrates: 1 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 4 %
sugars:
fat: 12 %
saturated fat: 15 %
cholesterol: 10 %
vitamin a iu: 3 %
niacin equivalents: 36 %
vitamin b6: 14 %
vitamin c: 6 %
folate: 2 %
calcium: 1 %
iron: 5 %
magnesium: 5 %
potassium: 6 %
sodium: 17 %
thiamin: 15 %
calories from fat:
percent of calories from carbs:
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percent of calories from protein:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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