Meal Kit

Chicken Thigh Tinga Tacos

with pickled shallot and jalapeño

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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Nothing beats a chicken thigh for tenderness and flavor, and these tacos show off the thighs like nobody's business (Cue up the ZZ Top's “Legs.”) Pickled vegetables, sharp shallot and spicy jalapeño, help build the perfect taco, along with soft cheese and cilantro. This taco's got flavor, and it knows how to use it.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Lime
  • Info
    6 Small Flour Tortillas
  • Info
    1 oz. Grated Cotija Cheese
  • 3 oz. Corn Kernels
  • 1 Jalapeño Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. Taco Seasoning
  • 3 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 1 Shallot
  • 14 oz. Diced Chicken Thighs

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1 Microwave-Safe Bowl
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Peel and mince shallot. Coarsely chop cilantro (no need to stem). Quarter lime. Juice three quarters and cut fourth quarter into small wedges. Stem jalapeño, halve, seed, remove ribs, and mince. Wash hands and cutting board after working with jalapeño. Pat chicken thighs dry. Don't worry about trimming. Excess fat will render while cooking and add flavor.

  2. 2

    Pickle the Shallot and Jalapeño

    Combine shallot, jalapeño, lime juice, 1 Tbsp. water and a pinch of salt in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, 30 seconds. Stir, then set aside, allowing flavors to marry, 5 minutes. While shallot and jalapeño marinate, cook chicken.

  3. 3

    Cook the Chicken

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add chicken to hot pan and cook undisturbed, 3 minutes. Stir, and cook until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 3-4 minutes. Add corn and taco seasoning and stir until combined, 60-90 seconds. Stir in marinara and remove from burner.

  4. 4

    Heat the Tortillas

    Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave until warm, 30-60 seconds.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, filling tortillas with chicken mixture, and topping with pickled shallot and jalapeño (to taste), cheese, and cilantro. Squeeze lime wedges over to taste. Bon appétit!

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