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Fresh Corn Tamales

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Fresh Corn Tamales is an irresistible side dish recipe that you simply can't resist. Try this Fresh Corn Tamales dish; I am sure you will have a huge fan following for this one!
  Corn 12 Cup (192 tbs), cut from cob (24 Ears)
  Shortening 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3 Teaspoon
  Green peppers 1 Pound, cut into strips
  Pork loin 1 1⁄2 Pound, cooked, shredded
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled and chopped
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

PREPARATION soak 12 large corn husks in water to cover for 30 minutes.
Dry cut corn from cobs; grind cream shortening; add ground corn, sugar, baking powder, and 2 teaspoons salt; mix well.
Set aside brown green pepper and pork in oil in skillet; add remaining ingredients plus remaining 1 teaspoon salt.
Simmer until thickened, about 20 minutes; spread a thin layer of reserved batter on each corn husk; place some of pork filling in center of each fold husk over.
Tie with strip of corn husk; steam for 1 hour.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 9164 Calories from Fat 3726

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 424 g652.1%

Saturated Fat 98.1 g490.6%

Trans Fat 34.2 g

Cholesterol 435.4 mg145.1%

Sodium 7270.2 mg302.9%

Total Carbohydrates 1110 g370.1%

Dietary Fiber 116.4 g465.6%

Sugars 93.2 g

Protein 283 g566.5%

Vitamin A 205.2% Vitamin C 768.8%

Calcium 84.6% Iron 248.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fresh Corn Tamales Recipe