Chicken Tamales

food network
70 mins (prep 10, cooking 25)
10 ingredients
12 servings

Categories:  chicken , mexican , for-a-crowd , appetizer ,
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  • 14 large corn husks (available at latin markets and many grocery stores)
  • 1 2- to 3-pound rotisserie chicken, skin removed and meat shredded (about 6 cups)
  • 1 cup shredded mexican-blend cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas
  • 1/2 cup pimiento-stuffed green olives, drained and halved
  • 2 cups bottled green salsa
  • 2 cups self-rising yellow cornmeal mix


Serving Size (41.84 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 154.05 Calories from Fat 43.56
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.84g 89.3%
Saturated Fat 1.33g 80.1%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 1.97mg 7.89%
Sodium 154.99mg 77.5%
Total Carbohydrate 24.47g 97.89%
Dietary Fiber 1.9 g 91.12%
Sugars 0.54 g %
Protein 3.71g 88.93%
Vitamin A 61.85IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 18.97mg% Iron 1.19mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large, rotisserie chicken, shredded, chopped fresh cilantro, frozen green peas, pimiento-stuffed green olives, green salsa, bottled