Southern Foodways' Mississippi Delta Hot Tamales

Southern Foodways' Mississippi Delta Hot Tamales
19 Ingredients
  • For the meat filling:
  • 6 to 8 pounds boneless meat (pork shoulder, chuck roast, or chicken)
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • For the corn husks:
  • 1 to 2 packages dried corn husks
  • For the masa dough:
  • 8 cups maseca (masa mix) or yellow cornmeal
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1⅔ cups lard or vegetable shortening
  • 6 to 8 cups warm meat broth (from cooking the meat)
Nutrition
157
8% daily value
90 servings
                                       
                                            low-​sugar, dairy-​free
     

Fat

12% 8

Saturated

9% 2

Trans

- 1

Monounsaturated

- 4

Polyunsaturated

- 2

Carbs

4% 13

Carbs (net)

- 12

Fiber

4% 1

Sugars

- 0

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

18% 9

Cholesterol

7% 22

Sodium

7% 176

Calcium

2% 23

Magnesium

4% 16

Potassium

4% 172

Iron

9% 2

Zinc

19% 2

Phosphorus

17% 118

Vitamin A

1% 13

Vitamin C

0% 0

Thiamin (B1)

10% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

10% 0

Niacin (B3)

16% 3

Vitamin B6

19% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

12% 49

Folate (food)

- 6

Folic acid

- 25

Vitamin B12

33% 1

Vitamin D

0% 0

Vitamin E

6% 1

Vitamin K

3% 3
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