Ground chipotle chili pepper and fire-roasted diced tomatoes add just the right amount of heat to this tropical take on slow-cooker chicken. We like it served with fresh pineapple wedges, lime wedges and Mexican crema.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

30 mins
4 hrs to 5 hrs (low) or 2 to 2 1/2 hours (high)


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  • In a 3 ½- to 4-quart slow cooker place onion and mango. Top with chicken, chipotle pepper, garlic, salt, cumin, ginger, and cinnamon. Pour tomatoes, chicken broth, and mango nectar over all. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2½ hours. Using a slotted spoon, remove chicken from cooker; cool slightly.

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  • Remove chicken bones. Discard bones and shred chicken. Return shredded chicken to cooking liquid.

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  • To serve, use a slotted spoon to transfer the chicken mixture to shallow bowls. Add a big spoonful of cooked white rice to each bowl. Spoon broth around rice and chicken and serve, if desired, with pineapple wedges, lime wedges, sliced green onions, and Mexican crema.


Other serving suggestions: For Mango-Chicken Tinga, add it to huevos rancheros. Use it as a filling for burritos, enchiladas, empanadas, or tortas. Serve the tinga on warmed corn or small flour tortillas for tacos. Serve it on crisp corn tortillas for tostadas.

Nutrition Facts

296 calories; total fat 4g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 1g; cholesterol 86mg; sodium 789mg; potassium 477mg; carbohydrates 42g; fiber 3g; sugar 16g; protein 22g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 1361IU; vitamin c 33mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 7mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 85mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 61mg; iron 3mg.