Green Chicken Tamales

Green Chicken Tamales
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
Makes 10 tamales
Recipe Info - Prep Time
20 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
1 hr 10 min


Step 1

For the dough: Soften lard with the mixer for 5 minutes. Set aside.

Step 2

Add the chicken broth to the flour little by little until it forms a dough.

Step 3

Add the dough to the lard little by little and mix. Add the baking powder, salt and pepper. Set aside.

Step 4

For the filling: Heat water in a pot over medium heat. Add the tomatoes, bell peppers, garlic and onion and cook for 10 minutes. Strain the mixture and grind vegetables in the blender.

Step 5

Heat oil over medium heat in a pot; add the sauce and cook for 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper. Set aside.

Step 6

Spread two large tablespoons of dough to one corn husk, spreading over husk. Add a tablespoon of sauce and a tablespoon of chicken.

Step 7

Close the corn husk perfectly and fold it from the bottom up. Tie it up with a piece of leaf so they don't come apart. Assemble 10 tamales or until the dough is finished.

Step 8

Add water to a steamer; arrange the tamales in the steamer. Cover and cook over high heat for 55 minutes or until cooked.


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