Green Chilli And Cheese Tamales

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Apr. 22, 2015

Try something new with the help of the Boss. These green chilli and cheese tamales are an impressive dish packed full of flavour.


Salsa verde 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Masa harina 2 1/2 Cup (40 tbs)
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Lard 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Granulated sugar 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Corn husks 12 , soaked, dried using paper towels ((plus 2
Grilled pepper 4 ((or fire roasted, pasilla or anaheim))
Chicken stock 1 1/3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
Coarse sea salt 1 Tablespoon
Manchego cheese 6 Ounce



Combine chicken stock, lard, masa, salt, sugar and baking powder in blender jug and process using mix setting for 30 seconds.

Cut the grilled or fire roasted peppers length wise for around 3 inch length and ½ inch wide.

Cut the cheese in same length and width.

Layer masa mixture over dried corn husk and top with pepper, cheese and salsa verde. Fold and tie with corn husk as shown in the video.

Heat a tall pot with water and allow to boil. Drop the tamels and ook for 1 ½-2 hours until husks peel easily.



Serve with salsa verde and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 150 Minutes
Ready In: 150 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 261Calories from Fat 172

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 456 mg19%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet