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TAMALE

12 oz (340g) Boneless Chicken Breast Corn Husks 1/4 Cup Unsalted Butter 1 Cup Corn Flour (Masa) 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 2 Garlic Cloves 2 Bay Leaves 1/3 Tsp Baking Powder 1/4 Tsp Salt Turmeric Red Chili Sauce (Fresh Made)  Red Chili Sauce PREPARATIONS: 1- Soak corn husks in water for half an hour. DIRECTIONS: 1- Place chicken breast and garlic cloves and bay leaves in a pot. 2- Add enough boiling water to cover the chicken. 3- Over medium heat, Bring the water to a boil. (Remove the foam). 4- Cover the pot with a lid and continue simmering for 15 to 20 minutes. 5- Transfer the chicken breast to a bowl or working surface. Using two forks, shred the chicken breast. (Keep the broth for later use). 6- In a frying pan or pot, Combine vegetable oil and turmeric and add the shredded chicken breast. 7- Fry the chicken for few minutes. Dough 8- In a bowl, Combine unsalted butter, salt and baking powder until well mixed. 9- Add corn flour and stir in one cup of chicken broth gradually. Add more chicken broth if needed. 10- Drain the soaked corn husks and place it on a working surface. 11- Place a tablespoon of the dough and roll out to cover 2/3 of the corn husk. 12- Top the dough with fresh made red chili sauce. 13- Add a layer of chicken breast and top with more red chili sauce. 14- Wrap the dough and corn husks around the shredded chicken (as shown in the video). 15- Steam cook the tamales for about 2 hours.

CALORIES & NUTRITION

TAMALE CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES

Tamale contains high amounts of vitamin C and vitamin B6. It is also very high in niacin. Niacin is an organic compound which is essential and beneficial to our body. Lack of Niacin can cause anemia and life threatening condition. Niacin can reduce the bad cholesterol and in fact it is used to treat high cholesterol. 100 grams (3.5 oz) of tamale has 214 calories (105 calories from fat). One serving size contains 15.3 grams of protein and 12.5g of carbohydrates and 229mg of potassium. Tamale contains more that 5 percent of vitamin A. It has no trans fat but it is high in saturated fat. One serving size has about 11.6g of total fat.

nutritional facts

Serving Size 100g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 214  Calories from fat 105
Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.6g18%
Saturated Fat 4.5g  23%
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 923mg38%
Potassium 229mg7%
Total Carbohydrates 12.5g4%
Dietary Fiber1.2g  11%
Protein 15.3g





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