Rotisserie Chicken Chipotle Tamales In A Hurry

Prep Time:
90 minutes
Cook Time:
60 minutes
6 dozen


2bagsCorn Husks,

16ozH-E-B Chipotle Salsa Picante,

7cupsHill Country Fare Corn Masa for Tamales,

45ozHill Country Fare Chicken Broth,

1 1/4cupHill Country Fare Canola Oil,

2tspHill Country Fare Baking Power,

2Deli Rotisserie Chickens,


1Soak corn husks in hot water for 30 minutes. Process Chipotle salsa picante to a smooth texture; set aside.

2Using a large mixing bowl and electric mixer on medium speed, blend Hill Country Fare Corn Masa, chicken broth, 2 cups of the blended chipotle salsa, canola oil and baking powder until masa batter feels like mash potatoes. Divide the masa recipe in half for easier mixing. Set masa mixture aside.

3Remove chicken from bone and shred. Combine chicken with the remaining chipotle salsa in a large bowl; toss to coat and keep chilled.

4Tamale Assembly: Drain the corn husks and place in a tray. Place 3 Tablespoons masa mixture on the smooth side of cornhusk and spread into a 4x4-inch square on base of the husk. Place two tablespoon of shredded chicken down center of the masa and roll the tamale lengthwise. Fold the tamale tail end under and place on a tray. When all tamales are made, either place them in gallon zipper bags to freeze or steam them.

5Steaming Tamales: Fill steamer pot with 3-4 cups of water so water does not touch the steamer basket. Loosely arrange tamales open end up in steamer basket. Cover tamales with leftover shucks to retain steam. Steam tamales for 1 1/2 hours or until masa pulls away from shuck.

Nutritional Information

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