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Chicken Tinga Tortilla Cups

Chicken Tinga Tortilla Cups is rated 3.2 out of 5 by 5.
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6 servings

This quick riff on Mexican street food has lettuce, tomato, salsa and shredded chicken in crunchy tortilla cups for the kind of flavor kids eat up.

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  • Heat oven to 425°F.
  • Crumple 6 sheets of foil to make 6 (3-inch) balls; place on baking sheet. Place 1 tortilla over each ball; spray with cooking spray. Bake 6 to 8 min. or until tortillas are golden brown. (Tortillas will drape over balls as they bake to form cups.)
  • Meanwhile, combine chicken and salsa in microwaveable bowl; cover with waxed paper. Microwave on HIGH 2 min. or until heated through.
  • Fill tortilla cups with chicken mixture; top with remaining ingredients.


Prepare using shredded cooked turkey, pork or beef.


Prepare using flour tortillas or multi-grain tortillas.


  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 2 Meat (L)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The crisp baked tortillas make perfect shells for the flavorful filling in this delicious entrée.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 230
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 450mg
Carbohydrate 18g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 19g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 1 out of 5 by from My entire family loved these ... My entire family loved these ... especially the shells. I cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts in the crock pot for about 5 hours with some garlic salt, pepper and chicken stock. I shredded the chicken right in the crock pot and added a taco seasoning packet, and some chili powder, and a little water. As for eating them, some of us broke them up like nachos and put toppings, and some others just bit right in like a taco.
Date published: 2016-02-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It is much easier to turn over a muffin pan and place the tortilla in between the muffin cups to... It is much easier to turn over a muffin pan and place the tortilla in between the muffin cups to form a "bowl". I also would cook the chicken in the salsa so that the flavor in incorporated with the chicken instead of just put on the chicken.Also add some avocado and sour cream.
Date published: 2013-09-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Made these for a family Cinco de Mayo dinner. Made these for a family Cinco de Mayo dinner. Our bowls were less defined, and perhaps not as rigid. We simmered chicken in taco seasoning instead. People did not know to eat them and were trying to eat them like a taco.
Date published: 2014-05-05
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