Chicken Tamales with Salsa Verde Recipe

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This tamales verdes recipe brings together shredded chicken and sautéed onions in a flavorful green sauce made with tangy tomatillos and mildly spicy Poblano chili, surrounded by a corn flour dough — all wrapped in a corn husk for steaming.

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For the Tamales:
1 Package corn husks
1 cup Vegetable shortening Room temperature
½ cup Chicken broth Made in this recipe
½ cup Vegetable broth Made in this recipe
2 cups Corn flour (also called masa harina, masa flour, or Maseca brand)
2 tablespoon Baking powder
1 tablespoon Salt
For the Tamale Filling:
1 Chicken breast, cooked and shredded
1 lb. Tomatillos
2 cups Water
1 White onion
1 Poblano chili
1 clove Garlic
1 tablespoon Salt
1 teaspoon Pepper

Soak the Corn Husks

  • First you’ll soak the corn husks so they soften up and will be easier to fold. Place the corn husks in a large pot of hot water.
  • Press the husks into the water to...
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Nutritions

Calories
751

Sodium
2504mg
104% DV

Fat
60g
93% DV

Protein
9g
19% DV

Carbs
53g
18% DV

Fiber
5g
20% DV