Nacatamales (ANY Banana Leaf Wrapped Central American Tamales)

  • Ingredients 19 Count
  • Nutrition 450 Calories
  • Directions 27 Hours

25 servings

Ingredients

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  • 6 cups masa harina (for tamales, Preffer Maseca)
  • 2 cups lard (or 2 cups shortening)
  • 1 tbsp salt (and extra for seasoning)
  • pepper (to season)
  • 3 tbsps chicken bouillon (powder, preffer knorr)
  • 3/4 cup sour orange juice (1/2 for masa and 1/4 for meat, preffer Goya marinade)
  • 10 cups chicken stock (or 8 -10 cups broth, UNSALTED)
  • 3 lbs pork butt (cubed into stew meat sizes)
  • paprika (to season)
  • cumin (to season)
  • 2 tbsps chipotle salsa
  • 3/4 cup long grain white rice
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 3 potatoes (large white, peeled, sliced into 1/4-inch small cubes, the size of a marble)
  • 1 cup olives (or about 25 of them)
  • 16 ozs green peas (or 1, 16 ounce can garbanzo beans)
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaf (whole)
  • 2 tbsps cooking oil
  • 12 pieces banana leaves (washed, hard spine removed and cut into 10x10-inch rectangles)

Directions

BPrep Time24 hr

BTotal Time27 hr

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 450 Calories from Fat 240
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 560mg 23%
Potassium 590mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 4g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 8%
Iron 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tastes

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sour
bitter
sweet
spicy

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