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Mexican Tinga Flautas Recipe

These are tacos called "Flautas" because of their resemblance to musical flutes. They are usually stuffed with chicken, but you can use different types of meat
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Potatoes Prep Time20 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Antojito, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Chicken, Pork, Tacos
Servings: 15 people


  • 45 oz Meat (Can be chicken, beef, pork, etc.)
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 2 Onions
  • 5 Tomatoes
  • 3 Cooked potatoes
  • Chipotles in adobo
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Tortillas
  • Sour cream
  • Grated cotija cheese
  • Mexican sauce


  • Chop the garlic, onion and tomato. In a little oil, fry the garlic and add the onion until lightly browned. Add the tomato and fry.
  • Add chipotle and chopped potatoes in small cubes.
  • Season and let boil for 3 minutes.
  • Add the shredded meat. Mix well and cover the pot for 4 minutes. Check the seasoning and put out the fire.
  • Place 2 tortillas, one next to the other and slightly overlapped, fill them with tinga and roll them up. Fry them until they are golden brown.
  • Remove from heat, drain oil and place on lettuce. Bathe with cream, grated cheese and Mexican sauce.



  • In the video of this recipe we use lamb meat, but you can use chicken, beef, pork or any meat you prefer.
  • We use 2 tortillas for each flauta, but you can get long tortillas and use only 1.
  • Tinga should not necessarily be eaten in flutes. You can eat it with toast, chips, tacos or just as it is.