Chicken Tinga originates from the Puebla region of Mexico. This earthy, smoky, spicy sauce brings so much flavor to your chicken in one simple steps. This is a perfect base for your Mexican tacos, quesadillas, burritos, tortas or tostadas, or simply served with rice.

Serves 4 ı Cooks In 40 min ı Difficulty  Easy


•    500 gr of sliced chicken brest or chicken thighs
•    1 jar of KanKun Tinga
•    1 white onion
•    1 bunch of coriander -garnish (optional)
•    1 sliced avocado –garnish (Optional)


  • Add some vegetable oil in a medium sized sauce pan, add the onions a sauté until cook, add the chicken, stir for 1 minute.
  • Add 1 jar of KanKun Tinga, add ¼ of water. Bring to the boil, cover over and reduce heat to medium and cook for 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through, stirring and turning the chicken breasts occasionally.
  • Remove the chicken breasts on to a cutting board. Shred the chicken.
  • Return the shredded chicken to the sauce pan, and cook and stir for 5 minutes or longer.
  • Do not allow to get too dry the consistency should be moisture.
  • Set warm tortillas on plates. Top with chicken. Garnish with coriander or refried beans (optional).

If you already have the chicken shredded

  • Spoon 1 tbsp.  oil into a frying pan add the onions and sauté for few minutes
  • Add the chicken and the jar of KanKun Tinga
  • Set warm tortillas on plates. Top with chicken. Garnish with coriander or refried beans (optional).

KanKun wants to make Mexican food simple and convenient while still holding the traditional and authenticity of Mexican street food flavors.  KanKun Tinga Cooking Sauce is an earthy, spicy, smoky-sweet sauce originated from the Puebla Region. This sauce is made with a blend of fresh ingredients: tomato puree, onions, garlic, smoky jalapenos. Use chicken tinga as a base for Mexican tacos, burritos, tostadas, quesadillas. This sauce will also go well to condiment pork or beef.

Tinga Sandwich

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Tinga Quesadillas -Tingadillas-

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