Red Chile Tamale
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:59:04 AM. Recipe ID 21948. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Red chile tamale
Yield: 4 Servings
1 c Red Chile Sauce (Salsa),
1/2 lb Dried corn husks
1/2 Recipe Basic Tamale Dough,
1 1/2 c Cooked, shredded pork butt
Make the salsa and set aside to cool to room temperature.
Place the corn husks in a deep, large bowl, cover with boiling water,
and let soak while you prepare the filling.
Prepare the tamale dough, preferably using pork stock to moisten it.
When it is light and fluffy, beat in 1/3 cup of the cooled salsa,
mixing thoroughly to color the dough evenly.
In a mixing bowl, combine the shredded pork with the remaining chile
Fill, fold and steam the tamales as described in Filling and Steaming
Tamales in the Oaxacan Pumpkin Tamales recipe, using about 1/4 cup of
the shredded pork mixture in the center of the corn husk.
Yield: 20 Tamales
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