Colombian Tamales
195 mins (prep 15, cooking 180)
26 ingredients
6 servings
This is one of my husband's favorite "Comfort Foods" (he's Colombian). He even said I made it right the first time I tried! The process is relatively involved - overnight marinating is recommended and it steams for three hours. It is nothing like Mexican Tamales or "Hot Tamales". These are wrapped in banana leaves rather than corn husks, are much larger, and not as spicy hot.

Categories:  technique , poultry , christmas , <-4-hours , savory-pies , chicken-thigh-&-leg , colombian , one-dish-meal , time-to-make , holiday , chicken , main-dish , pork , meat , south-american , pork-rib , steam ,
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Serving Size (90.78 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 256.94 Calories from Fat 42.12
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.68g 43.2%
Saturated Fat 0.65g 19.39%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 3.85mg 0.96%
Total Carbohydrate 49.41g 98.83%
Dietary Fiber 3.71 g 89.06%
Sugars 5.87 g %
Protein 5.48g 65.76%
Vitamin A 3.12IU% Vitamin C 0.94mg%
Calcium 84.21mg% Iron 4.34mg%
*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:
chicken thighs, ribs, ground cumin, goya, large, fresh cilantro, fresh lemon juice, large carrots, green pea, red potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, banana leaves, aluminum foil


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