Bite-Size Chipotle Chicken Soft Tacos (tinga de pollo)
Bite-Size Chipotle Chicken Soft Tacos (tinga de pollo)
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Don't say we didn't warn you! These hors d'oeuvre–size soft tacos will be gobbled up faster than you can say tinga de pollo. But no need to fear, because the recipe is easily doubled, which means you'll be tasting and toasting until the clock strikes midnight. Editor's Note: This recipe is part of Gourmet's Modern Menu for A New Years' Eve Pasrty. Menu also includes Turkish Spiced Meatballs with Pomegranate Yogurt Sauce and Parmesan Pepper Curly Kale Chips .

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts with skin and bones
    • 5 cups water
    • 1 large white onion, finely chopped and divided
    • 2 large garlic cloves; 1 whole, 1 finely chopped
    • 1 Turkish bay leaf
    • Salt
    • 1 pound plum tomatoes (about 4; see Cooks' notes)
    • 2 tablespoons canola oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped chipotle in adobo, including some sauce
    • 24 (5- to 6-inch) soft corn tortillas
    • 1/4 cup crumbled cotija or mild goat cheese
    • 24 small sprigs cilantro
    • Instant-read thermometer (optional); a 3-inch round cookie/biscuit cutter

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 24
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 17 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 2.3%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.39%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.49%
    • Sodium: 8 mg 0.34%
    • Calcium: 5 mg 0.48%
    • Potassium: 47 mg 1.33%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.34%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 1 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.16%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 3.17%
    • Vitamin C 4.4%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
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