25 Ingredients
  • Masa para tamales
  • 2 cups (350 g) fresh corn kernels (4-5 medium ears)
  • 1 medium clove garlic (1/4 oz/6 g), peeled and charred
  • 1 3/4 cups (437.5 ml) chicken stock
  • 3/4 cup (168 g) lard, enriched with bacon fat if possible
  • 1 tablespoon (12 g) baking powder
  • 3 cups (400 g) masa harina
  • 1 teaspoon (6 g) sea salt
  • For the tamales
  • 1 cup (125 g) hulled pumpkin seeds
  • 8 ounces (250 g) fresh chaya leaves (substitute: chard or kale), tough stems removed and discarded
  • Banana leaves, at least 4 pieces cut to measure 10x30 inches, plus extra ribs for ties
  • 6 eggs, boiled, peeled, and sliced in half lengthwise
  • Chile sauce of your choice
  • Tomate Frito
  • Salpicón
  • 1 cup (85 grams) green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1/2 cup (60 g) radishes, diced or cut into julienne strips
  • 1/2 cup (80 g) tomatoes (about 1 medium Roma), seeded and cut into medium dice
  • 1/2 cup (85 g) red onion, cut into medium dice
  • 1/4 cup (20 g) chives, chopped
  • 2 medium chiles habaneros (1/2 oz/14 g total), or to taste, stems removed, seeds intact, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) Seville orange juice, or substitute (see above)
  • 1/4 cup (15 g) cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon (6 g) sea salt), or to taste
Nutrition
458
23% daily value
12 servings
                                       
                                            dairy-​free, gluten-​free
     

Fat

37% 24

Saturated

37% 7

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 10

Polyunsaturated

- 5

Carbs

17% 50

Carbs (net)

- 45

Fiber

22% 5

Sugars

- 5

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

26% 13

Cholesterol

31% 94

Sodium

24% 577

Calcium

17% 166

Magnesium

34% 137

Potassium

17% 598

Iron

30% 5

Zinc

15% 2

Phosphorus

63% 444

Vitamin A

13% 120

Vitamin C

47% 28

Thiamin (B1)

44% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

30% 1

Niacin (B3)

31% 6

Vitamin B6

21% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

38% 154

Folate (food)

- 69

Folic acid

- 64

Vitamin B12

3% 0

Vitamin D

0% 1

Vitamin E

6% 1

Vitamin K

216% 173
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