Main Dishes

Pork Tamales

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Pork tamales are one of my favorite recipes for the holidays. There are a lot of steps involved but spreading the process out over a couple of days makes it so much easier. Try these delicious pork tamales this year, you won't regret it!

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For the Meat:
5 pounds pork butt ( cut into smaller pieces )
1 white onion ( quartered )
8 garlic cloves
2 bay leaves
1 gallon water
3 teaspoons salt
For the Sauce:
25 dried guajillo peppers
5 morita peppers
1/2 white onion
3 garlic cloves
6 cups water
1 1/2 tablespoon oil
salt ( to taste )
For the Masa:
5 cups maseca
5 cups pork broth
1/2 cup chile sauce
3 tsp baking powder
3 tsp salt
2 cups lard
corn husks

For the meat

  1. Add the pork, onion, garlic, bay leaves, water and salt to a large stock pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 4-5 hours or until meat is...
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Nutritions

Calories
322

Sodium
721mg
30% DV

Fat
32g
49% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
3g
15% DV

Your search for the best chicken salad recipe stops here! This simple, flavorful combination of tender meat, bright green onions, herbs, and seasoning in a creamy mayonnaise dressing is quick and delicious. Use the easy chicken salad recipe to make sandwiches, or serve it on top of a bed of lettuce with a side of biscuits, rolls, or potato chips. The make-ahead dish is always a favorite!

4 c cooked shredded chicken ( such as rotisserie chicken )
.5 c finely chopped green onion
1 c Duke's mayonnaise
2 t dried tarragon
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/4 t garlic salt
1/4 t onion powder
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  • In a large bowl, toss together the shredded chicken and the green onions.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, black pepper, garlic salt, onion powder and tarragon. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
557

Sodium
194mg
8% DV

Fat
29g
46% DV

Protein
60g
121% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV