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    Tunisia's Jambalaya Tamales

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    1 hrs 30 mins

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    Tunisia I.E.Al-Salahuddin's Note:

    Taking the same old Jambalaya recipe and combine it with a tamale recipe then you will have a delicious tamale treat for anytime!

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    1. 1
      pour oil into a nice size pot then heat.
    2. 2
      then add chopped chicken breat and chopped hot links, saute until brown then.
    3. 3
      Add 1 chopped onion along with 1Tlb spoons of crushe garlic leaving the rest for the masa mixture.
    4. 4
      Once the chicken is cooked all the way through add the chopped fish along with the shrimp, 2 Tlb spoons of creole seasoning, 1 Tlb spoon of Gumbo file powder. Simmer on medium low until the shrimp and fish are cooked.
    5. 5
      Masa Mixture.
    6. 6
      In a big mixing bowl combine 3 pounds of masa mixture, 1 cup butter flavor shortening or 1 cup margarine, 2 Tlb spoons of crushe garlic, 1 Tlb spoon of Gumbo File, and 2Tlb spoons of Creole Seasoning. Add 2 cups of water or saltless chicken stock and mix all these ingredients together with your hands.
    7. 7
      Keep adding water until the mixture is fluffy and smooth. When the mixture is done you can take a small lump of masa and drop it into a class of hot water and it will float.
    8. 8
    9. 9
      Once the masa is complete spread some into a large husk then add your meat mixture add fold- watch on how to fold tamales- Once you wrap your tamales you have to place them in a double boiler or a double racked over pan making sure you put water in the bottom.
    10. 10
      Most people double boil their tamales because it keeps them from being to dry.

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    Nutritional Facts for Tunisia's Jambalaya Tamales

    Serving Size: 1 (150 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 20

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 179.8
    Calories from Fat 159
    Total Fat 17.6 g
    Saturated Fat 3.8 g
    Cholesterol 13.9 mg
    Sodium 15.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 0.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    Sugars 0.2 g
    Protein 4.6 g

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    file powder



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