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Homemade Tamales

15 min
1 h
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Prepare this recipe, we will show you how to prepare Tamales ✅ with chicken and green sauce. You can make them with different fillings and sauces ✔. They're delicious!
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Ingredients

10 servings
  • 250 grams of lard (for the masa)
  • 500 grams of Corn masa mix for tamales (for the masa)
  • 1 Cup of chicken soup (for the masa)
  • 1 teaspoonful of baking powder (for the masa)
  • 1 teaspoonful of Salt (for the masa)
  • 1 teaspoonful of black pepper (for the masa)
  • 1 liter of Water
  • 500 grams of green tomato
  • 5 Serrano cpeppers
  • 1 clove of garlic without a shell
  • 1/4 of onion
  • 3 spoonfuls of oil
  • 2 pinches of Salt fine
  • 1 pinch of black pepper milled
  • 1 boneless chicken breast cooked and crumbled.
  • 10 corn leaves for the tamal soaked in water.

Preparation

For the masa, soften the butter with the blender for 5 minutes.
Add the chicken broth to the flour little by little until it forms a masa. (Take care that you do not get it too watery)
Add the masa to the butter little by little and mix. Add the baking powder and season. Set aside.
For the sauce, add the water to a pot and place on medium heat, add the tomatoes, garlic and onion and cook for 10 minutes. Remove the water and grind perfectly in the blender.
Heat the oil in a pot at medium, add the sauce, cook for 5 minutes and season. Set aside.
Take a corn leaf, add two large spoons of the masa, spread it well, add a spoonful of sauce and a spoonful of chicken.
Close the corn leaf perfectly and fold it from bottom to top. Tie it shut with a piece of the leaf so that it does not unfold. Continue until the masa is finished.
Add water to a steamer, arrange tamales and cook on high heat for 55 minutes or until cooked.

PRESENTATION

Serves on a ceramic tray at the center of the table or upon individual plates.

TIPS

Put a small coin like a penny, on the bottom, when you add water, so that it tells you when to add water.

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Nutritional information
* Percentage of daily values ​​based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Calories
385
kcal
19%
Carbohydrates
20.4
g
6.8%
Proteins
7.8
g
16%
Lipids
31.0
g
48%
Fiber
2.2
g
4.5%
Sugar
3.2
g
3.5%
Cholesterol
37.3
mg
12%
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Ratings (15)
Ceci Bonilla
21/11/2019 20:06:47
Pero no es 1 taza, es más de 1 litro de caldo
Yessenia LR
08/01/2019 13:00:03
😚
Dayanara Elizabeth Gutiérrez Gómez
27/12/2018 21:55:51
Fácil y sencillo... Me encanta 💗
Iveet Aguilar
25/12/2018 22:03:03
M encantó muy fácil de hacer
miriam juarez
02/12/2018 17:03:51
Me encantó! Muy práctica y deliciosa
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