Green Corn Tamales

Recipe by Barb G.
READY IN: 1hr 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut both ends of the corn, remove husks and save for wraping,(Put husk in water), cut corn kernels off the cob, use a spoon and scrap corn cobs.
  • Place corn kernels in food processor, grind, Add cornmeal and grind together, set aside.
  • Beat shortening and butter with electric mixer until creamy, add sugar, half and half and salt; ADD corn mixture and mix well.
  • FOR each TAMALE, overlap two or more corn husk and spread some of the corn mixture onto the husk.
  • Place one cheese strip and chile strips(I used about 1/2 of a whole chile in each tamale without seeds, seeds makes then HOTER your choice).
  • Top with MORE corn mixture; Bring edges of husk over OR add another husk on top, to cover filling complety, Bring bottom of husk over tamale.
  • Wrap in foil,lay tamale on foil, bring one side over, bring up the bottom, then bring other side over leaving top open.
  • Place tamales upright in a steamer or large kettle with steamer basket in bottom.
  • Steam for 45 to 50 minutes, enjoy.
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