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Chicken & Chorizo Tinga

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 3 oz (85 g )
Amounts Per Serving
Calories 130
Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 150mg 6%
Potassium 400mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g  
Protein 16g  
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2% Iron 4 %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat. Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate   300mg 375mg
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9  •  Carbohydrate 4  •  Protein 4

Yield: 1 Serving
Serving Size: 3 oz


Amount Ingredients
6 lbs. Bone-In Chicken Breasts, Halves
2 qts. Onions, Thin Sliced
1 Tbsp. Garlic, Minced
2 qts. Water to Cover
2 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil
2 ea. Tomatoes, Whole, Core Removed
1 cup Water
1 Tbsp. Custom Culinary® Master's Touch® Chipotle Flavor Concentrate
1 Tbsp. Custom Culinary® Gold Label Chicken Base
2 cups Chorizo Sausage, Bulk, No Casing

Recommended Products: 9117 Gold Label Chicken Base, 5204 Master’s Touch® Chipotle Flavor Concentrate


  1. In a 6 quart sauce pot over medium high heat, add chicken, ½ cup of the sliced onions and garlic, add water to cover (approximately 2 quarts).
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 25-30 minutes until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F. Remove chicken, cool and hand shred meat and discard bones and skin.
  3. In a large black iron skillet or sauté pan over high heat, add vegetable oil and sear whole tomatoes on each side, remove and reserve. Add onions and cook until translucent, stirring frequently.
  4. Place sautéed onions, water, tomatoes, Master's Touch® Chipotle Flavor Concentrate and Gold Label Chicken Base in a blender and puree until smooth.
  5. Return the large skillet to a medium high heat. Cook chorizo sausage 5-8 minutes until fully cooked. Add pureed mixture and shredded chicken into pan and simmer 5-10 minutes to fully infuse the flavor.
  6. Remove from heat and refrigerate until needed.

Chef's Tips

Substitute Custom Culinary® True Foundations™ Chicken Base for the Chicken Base.

Recipe By

Scott Gilbert, CEC, AAC, HGT
Director of Culinary
Custom Culinary, Inc.

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