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Brad's traditional pork tamales. This tamale recipe is about as traditional as you can get, although I use a roast instead of the whole pig head that many Mexican women use. I have also used beef, but they just do not taste quite the same. These take about all day to make and are a lot of work, but they are so worth the time and the.

Brad's traditional pork tamales Traditional Pork Tamales With Pork Shoulder, Salt, Crisco Pure Corn Oil, Yellow Onion, Garlic, Tomato Sauce, Chipotle Chiles In Adobo Sauce, Dried Oregano, Cumin, Bay Leaf, Corn Husks, Crisco Baking Sticks All-vegetable Shortening, Baking Add to Meal Planner. Traditional Tamales (Pork) from This tamale recipe is about as traditional as you can get, although I use a roast instead of the whole pig head that many Mexican women use. I have also used beef, but they just do not taste quite the same. You can cook Brad's traditional pork tamales using 22 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Brad's traditional pork tamales

  1. You need of For the pork.
  2. It’s 3 lbs of pork shoulder, boneless.
  3. Prepare of Garlic powder, cumin, black pepper, sea salt.
  4. You need 2 tbs of cider vinegar.
  5. You need of For the sauce.
  6. Prepare 30 of dried California Chiles.
  7. It’s 1/4-1/2 Oz of dried peeled shrimp, to taste.
  8. You need 3 tbs of granulated chicken bouillon.
  9. Prepare 2 tsp of garlic powder.
  10. Prepare 2 tsp of cumin.
  11. It’s 2 tsp of oregano.
  12. Prepare of For the dough.
  13. It’s 4 cups of instant masa flour.
  14. It’s 3 cups of hot water.
  15. You need 3 tsp of granulated chicken bouillon.
  16. Prepare 2 tsp of baking powder.
  17. You need 1 1/3 cups of lard, or shortening.
  18. You need of Other ingredients.
  19. Prepare 2 bags of dried corn husks.
  20. It’s 1 1/2 tbs of flour.
  21. Prepare 1 1/2 tbs of butter.
  22. It’s of Shredded cheddar cheese.

These take about all day to make and are a lot of work. Pork tamales made at home using masa harina are very tasty! These ones are made with pulled pork the Mexican way. Tamales – a Latin American food with ancient roots and is a popular for the Tamales are a Latin American and Caribbean favorite, especially around the holidays and for large family Here is a Mexican traditional family recipe and one of my favorites for authentic pork filled.

Brad's traditional pork tamales instructions

  1. To prepare the pork, lay chunks of shoulder meat in a crock pot. Preferably deboned. After 1 layer sprinkle seasonings over meat. Don't skimp. Layer more meat in and repeat. Drizzle vinegar over and close. Cook on low 8 hrs, then switch to warm..
  2. For the sauce, destem and seed chiles. Place in a LG sauce pot. Just cover chiles with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes..
  3. Spoon out a cup of the cooking liquid, place in a bowl with the dried shrimp. Let sit 15 minutes. Add spices and bouillon to chiles. Simmer another 10 minutes..
  4. When chiles and shrimp are done, combine and let mixture cool. When able to handle, liquefy all ingredients in a blender. In batches, including all of the liquid. Let sit in the fridge overnight..
  5. The next day, shred pork with a fork. Add a little bit more of the pork seasoning and 2 to 3 cups of the sauce. Fry in a large pan long enough for the pork to soak up the sauce. You don't want a lot of liquid in it though. This is the filling..
  6. Next make the dough. Mix all dry ingredients. Cut in lard. Then mix the hot water in a bit at a time. Meanwhile, soak the corn husks in warm water 15 minutes or so..
  7. When husks are pliable, find a small husk. Rip it into strips. This is what you will tie with..
  8. Spread a thin layer of dough in the husk. About 3 x 5 inches..
  9. Add 1 to 1/2 tbs filling on top of dough. Roll corn husk up like a burrito. Tie in the center with a double knot. Repeat many more times..
  10. I used an auto steamer. You can use a LG pot if you have a rack to keep the tamales out of the water while steaming. Either way, layer tamales in your preferred cooking method. Steam for 45-55 minutes. This batch made about 4 dozen. I place in freezer bags and freeze. Good quick snack..
  11. Meanwhile heat butter in a frying pan. Add flour and mix well. Don't cook until browned. Just before it turns. Slowly add the rest of the Chile puree. Cook until sauce thickens. Adjust seasoning to taste..
  12. When tamales are done, remove husk and plate. Serve with sauce over the top and shredded cheddar cheese. Serve immediately. Enjoy..

Tamales are a traditional Mexican dish made with a corn based dough mixture that is filled with various meats or beans and cheese. Simple step-by-step instructions for making authentic Tamales filled with pork, chicken or beans and cheese and cooked on the stovetop or in the instant pot. The tamales are filled with pork shoulder and a spicy tomato sauce. This authentic red pork tamales recipe comes from Jalisco, Mexico. Some people may like this but it is not how traditional tamales are made.

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