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Mango-Chicken Tinga

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 30 mins Slow Cook 4 hrs to 5 hrs  (low) or 2 to 2 1/2 hours (high)
Mango Chicken Tinga
Ingredients
  • 1  sweet onion, cut into wedges
  • 1  mango, halved, seeded, peeled, and diced
  • 2  pounds  chicken thighs, skin removed
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  ground chipotle chile pepper
  • 3  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground cumin
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can  fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can  reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1  cup  mango nectar
  •  Hot cooked rice
  •  Fresh pineapple wedges (optional)
  •  Lime wedges (optional)
  •  Sliced green onions (optional)
  •  Mexican crema (optional)
Directions

1. In a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker place onion and mango. Top with chicken, chipotle pepper, garlic, salt, cumin, ginger, and cinnamon. Pour tomatoes, chicken broth, and mango nectar over all. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 21/2 hours. Using a slotted spoon, remove chicken from cooker; cool slightly.

2. Remove chicken bones. Discard bones and shred chicken. Return shredded chicken to cooking liquid.

3. To serve, use a slotted spoon to transfer the chicken mixture to shallow bowls. Add a big spoonful of cooked white rice to each bowl. Spoon broth around rice and chicken and serve, if desired, with pineapple wedges, lime wedges, sliced green onions, and Mexican crema.

From the Test Kitchen
  • Other serving suggestions: For Mango-Chicken Tinga, add it to huevos rancheros. Use it as a filling for burritos, enchiladas, empanadas, or tortas. Serve the tinga on warmed corn or small flour tortillas for tacos. Serve it on crisp corn tortillas for tostadas.
Nutrition Facts (Mango Chicken Tinga)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 296,
  • Fat, total (g) 4,
  • chol. (mg) 86,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 42,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 16,
  • pro. (g) 22,
  • vit. A (IU) 1361,
  • vit. C (mg) 33,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 7,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 85,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 789,
  • Potassium (mg) 477,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Mark as Free Exchange () 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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