You must make these tamales. I'm a tamale-novice and these exceeded my expectations. I was skeptical about the addition of canned cream corn, but it worked really well in the dough, adding a slight sweetness, boosting the corn flavor. The roasted poblanos and bell pepper added a wonderful smoky flavor without overpowering the shrimp. Because the vegetables and shrimp are mixed into the masa dough, rather than concealed in the center, the tamale seems to be studded with bits of red, green and pink. Really festive! I received many compliments on these. Thanks for a great recipe.
This recipe was great! Very easy to make, and freezes well. These were the hit of our tamale party! I will definitely be making these again! Thank you so-ooo much for this recipe!
This was my first attempt at ANY sort of tamale - my Belizean mother-in-law was really impressed! I thought they were absolutely delish, and so did the whole family. I'm going to make them for a dinner party soon. They were fairly simple for somebody who never did tamales before.
Mariposa, thanks for posting this recipe. Excellent, with excellent instructions!