TamalesSubmitted by: ROXIEMEOW
IntroductionTamales made with ground turkey Tamales made with ground turkey
1/4 cup canola oil
2 cups masa
1 1/4 cup water
1/2 T cumin
1 T paprika
1 T chili powder
1 T garlic powder
3/4 lb ground turkey
small can of mild green chili peppers
16 tamale wrappers (corn husks or banana leaves)
Combine masa with spices, sift, and mix in the water and canola oil. Add a bit more water if the dough feels too stiff to spread.
Flatten tamale wrappers and spread masa dough onto them. Add meat on top of that and wrap them up. Steam for 1 hour or until the masa peels off of the corn husk very easily.
Number of Servings: 16
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SPRINGLING.