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Chicken Tinga Tacos With Lime Mayo

Chicken Tinga Tacos With Lime Mayo

Rating
4.5rating out of 5

(5366 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Mexican

Use within

2-3 days

Chicken Tinga is a spicy shredded chicken dish from Mexico. Ours is served over soft, warm tortillas with crunchy lettuce, chicken tinga, grated cheese and a tangy lime mayo. Leave your knives and forks in the drawer – this one's a little messy and perfect to eat with your hands. Definitely something to taco 'bout!

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Mexican

Use within

2-3 days

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

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 320g British chicken thighs
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 lime
  • 1 red gem lettuce
  • 1 spring onion
  • 6 white tortilla wraps<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 Tomato paste sachet (16g)
  • 1 chipotle paste sachet (20g)
  • 1 mayonnaise sachet (50ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 20g cheddar cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 878 kJ
210 kcal
3696 kJ
883 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
10.9 g
2.8 g
46 g
11.7 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
15 g
1.8 g
63 g
7.7 g
Fibre 1.4 g 5.7 g
Protein 13.4 g 56.2 g
Salt 0.5 g 2.11 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
320g British chicken thighs
1 tsp ground coriander
ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
ground cumin
1 lime
1 red gem lettuce
1 spring onion
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)
1 Tomato paste sachet (16g)
tomatoes
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 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
20g cheddar cheese
cows milk, salt, vegetarian rennet, starter culture
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (wheat, egg, milk)

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

2 Chicken Tinga Tacos With Lime Mayo

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

3 Chicken Tinga Tacos With Lime Mayo

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

5 Chicken Tinga Tacos With Lime Mayo

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!)

6 Chicken Tinga Tacos With Lime Mayo

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

7 Chicken Tinga Tacos With Lime Mayo

Add the tortilla wraps to a baking tray

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

Once cooked, remove the pan from the heat, transfer the chicken to a chopping board and shred it with two forks, tearing the meat up – this 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

Assemble the tacos like this: tortilla, shredded lettuce, chicken tinga, grated cheese and lime mayo, with a lime wedge on the side

Enjoy!

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