Red Chile Tamales

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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
YIELD: 3 Dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixer or by hand, combine masa, lard, salt and baking powder until well blended.
  • Deseed the chile pods, then soak the pods in hot water until soft.
  • Puree the soft chile pods.
  • Boil roast with salt, pepper and garlic until beef is cooked through.
  • Remove beef; shred.
  • Reserve the beef broth.
  • Mix red chile puree with shredded beef.
  • Add reserved beef broth until moist.
  • Spread masa in a corn husk.
  • Place about 1 1/2 ounces beef in the center of the masa.
  • Fold over sides of tamale, then wrap tamale in wax paper.
  • Place tamales in steamer pot, cover and cook 45 minutes or until the tamales are firm.
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