Cali chicken Tinga tacos

An amazing meal to enjoy while having fun!

During his Cityline trip to dreamy California, Chef Matt Dean Pettit was inspired to bring us this mouthwatering recipe for Cali Chicken Tinga tacos. Even if a quick trip to Cali is out of the question, you too can bring the good vibes of the Golden state to your next date night or family dinner!



1. Combine all sauce ingredients (tomatoes, water onion, garlic, cumin, oregano, chili powder, paprika in a large saucepan; stir and bring to simmer.
2. Add chicken thighs into sauce; reduce heat and cover. Simmer until chicken in tender and shreddable, 35-45 minutes.
3. Transfer chicken to plate. Increase heat and cook sauce until thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
4. Remove bones and use shredded chicken tinga for tacos
5. Heat tacos shells for 1 min and place chicken on taco, garnish with white onion and cilantro
6. Enjoy!