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Chicharrón Tamales in Green Sauce

2h 30 mins
2h 5 mins
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Still not mastered how to make tamales? With this recipe of tamales stuffed with pork rinds in green sauce, you will not only learn how to do it, but you will be able to solve common doubts, such as how much butter is put to the dough, what the cooking time of the tamales is and how they are cooked in steamer. Prepare yourself with this excellent option of Kiwilimón and nobody will resist these spongy tamales and bathed in green sauce.
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8 portions
  • enough vegetal oil
  • 10 green tomatoes, cut in half, for the sauce
  • 4 serrano peppers, for the sauce
  • 1/4 onions, for the sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, for the sauce
  • 2 cups Water, for the sauce
  • 1 bunch coriander, for the sauce
  • enough vegetal oil, for the sauce
  • 2 cups pork rind, for the sauce
  • enough tamal corn husk
  • enough Water
  • 250 grams lard, for the mass
  • 7 cups Corn masa mix for tamales, for the mass
  • 2 tablespoons baking soda, for the mass
  • enough Water, for the mass
  • enough salt


For the green sauce, in a pot over medium heat heat the oil, fry the tomatoes, the serrano pepper, the onion and the garlic, add the water, the cilantro and cook for 10 minutes.
Blend the previous preparation, then in a pot over low heat heat the oil, pour the sauce and cook it for 10 minutes, until it takes consistency. Add the pork rinds, cook for 5 more minutes. Let cool and reserve.
Soak the tamale leaves with hot water for 15 minutes. Drain and reserve.
For the dough, beat the butter, add the tamale flour, the baking powder, the water, the salt and continue beating until it has a light consistency.
Place 2 tablespoons of dough on a tamale leaf, add the pork rind in green sauce and wrap.
Place the tamales in a steamer with water and cook over medium heat for 1 hour, or, until cooked. Serve hot.


On an extended plate, accompanied by a coffee pot.


The pork rinds absorb a lot of liquid, we recommend not adding too much water to the sauce. You can add pieces of carnitas to the stewed pork rind, if you wish.

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Ratings (4)
Phina Morán
03/05/2020 23:09:56
Esta receta se antoja.
Nelly Roman
01/02/2020 17:12:11
Hola buenas trades las recitas me encantan todas muchas gracias por compartir bendiciones ❤❤🙏🙏
Arturo Reyes
29/01/2020 14:46:50
Excelente para variar y salir de lo clásico
guadalupe gonzalez contreras
28/01/2020 13:08:02
Muy rica esta receta

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