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Chicken Tinga Tacos With Lime Mayo

Chicken Tinga Tacos With Lime Mayo

Rating
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Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Mexican

Chicken tinga is a spicy shredded chicken dish from Mexico. You'll serve our version in soft, warm tortillas with crunchy lettuce, grated cheese and a tangy lime mayo drizzle. Tastes fantas-taco!

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Mexican

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Lime
1 lime
Spring-onion
2 spring onions
British Chicken thigh fillets x4 2
320g British chicken thighs
White-wraps
6 white tortilla wraps †
Cheddar-cheese
40g cheddar cheese †
ground-cumin
1 tsp ground cumin
ground-coriander
1 tsp ground coriander
Red gem lettuce
1 red gem lettuce
Chipotle-paste
1 chipotle paste sachet (20g)
Tomato-paste
1 tomato paste sachet (16g)
Mayonnaise-sachet-(2)
1 mayonnaise sachet (50ml) †
You Will Need
Olive oil, salt, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 lime
  • 1 spring onion
  • 320g British chicken thighs
  • 6 white tortilla wraps<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 40g cheddar cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 red gem lettuce
  • 1 chipotle paste sachet (20g)
  • 1 tomato paste sachet (16g)
  • 1 mayonnaise sachet (50ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 791 kJ
189 kcal
3409 kJ
814 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
9.8 g
2.3 g
42 g
10 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
14.5 g
1.7 g
62.6 g
7.2 g
Fibre 1.7 g 7.3 g
Protein 11.2 g 48.4 g
Salt 0.49 g 2.13 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 lime
lime
1 spring onion
spring onion
320g British chicken thighs
chicken thigh meat (100%)
6 white tortilla wraps
wheat flour (wheat flour (gluten), calcium carbonate, iron, niacin, thiamin), water, humectant (glycerol), sustainable palm oil, sugar, raising agents (disodium diphosphate, sodium bicarbonate), acidity regulator (citric acid), emulsifier (mono and di-glycerides of fatty acids), preservatives: (potassium sorbate, calcium propionate), salt, flavouring, flour treatment agent (l-cysteine hydrochloride)
40g cheddar cheese
pasteurised cows milk, cream, salt, starter culture, vegetarian rennet
1 tsp ground cumin
ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
ground coriander
1 red gem lettuce
red gem lettuce
1 chipotle paste sachet (20g)
smoked red jalapeno chilli puree (22%), water, white wine vinegar, rapeseed oil, smoked white onion puree, tomato paste, sugar, smoked garlic puree, salt, ground smoked paprika, ground coriander, stabiliser: xanthan gum, preservative: potassium sorbate
1 tomato paste sachet (16g)
tomatoes
1 mayonnaise sachet (50ml)
rapeseed oil (78%), water, free range pasteurised egg and egg yolk (89%), spirit vinegar, sugar, salt, lemon juice, antioxidant: calcium disodium edta, flavouring, paprika extract
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (gluten, milk, egg)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Chicken Tinga Tacos With Lime Mayo

Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 160°C (fan)/ 350°F/ Gas 4

Boil a kettle

Add the chicken thighs to a bowl and sprinkle over the ground cumin, ground coriander and a large pinch of salt

Give everything a good mix up – this is your spiced chicken

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Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick with a matching lid) with a drizzle of vegetable oil over a medium-high heat

Once hot, add the spiced chicken and cook for 3-4 min on each side, or until it's browned

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Meanwhile, combine the chipotle paste and tomato paste – this is your tinga paste

4 Chicken Tinga Tacos With Lime Mayo

Trim, then slice the spring onions finely

Shred the red gem lettuce

Grate the cheddar cheese

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Add the tinga paste and the sliced spring onion to the pan

Add 150ml [300ml] boiled water and season with a pinch of salt

Cover with a lid and cook for 6-7 min or until the chicken is cooked through (no pink meat!)

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While the chicken is cooking, combine the mayonnaise, the juice of 1/2 [1] lime and 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] olive oil – this is your lime mayo

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Add the tortilla wraps to a baking tray

Put them in the oven for 2 min or until they're warmed through

Once the chicken is cooked, transfer to a clean board and shred it with two forks – this technique is known as 'pulling'

Return the shredded chicken to the pan with the sauce and stir it all together – this is your chicken tinga

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Slice the remaining lime into wedges

Divide the shredded gem lettucechicken tinga, grated cheese and lime mayo evenly between the tortilla wraps, with a lime wedge on the side

Enjoy!

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