• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    Smoky spicy Chicken Tinga Tacos. Boneless skinless thighs are cooked in a rich Mexican inspired tomato sauce with chipotle peppers and adobo sauce

    Ingredients

    • 2.5 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil divided
    • 1 medium onion thinly sliced
    • 2 large garlic cloves minced
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili pepper or substitute crushed red pepper flakes or cayenne, optional
    • 1 (14.5 ounce) can of fire roasted tomatoes (do not drain)
    • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
    • 2 large chipotle peppers in adobo sauce diced
    • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
    • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
    • Juice of 1 lime about 1 tablespoon
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon black pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 20
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 73 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 5.06%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.5%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 43 mg 14.21%
    • Sodium: 147 mg 6.14%
    • Calcium: 8 mg 0.79%
    • Potassium: 114 mg 3.27%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.02%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 1 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.85%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 2.16%
    • Vitamin C 5.75%
    • Vitamin D 0.11%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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