Good Eats Hot Tamales (Alton Brown 2009)
240 mins (cooking 240)
19 ingredients
36 servings
Tamales are simpler to make than you might expect. And these are delicious! We added tomato paste to the filling for added flavor as an option to Alton's recipe. He says you get about 5 dozen, but we got just 3 dozen. You may also enjoy trying Good Eats Turkey Tamales (Alton Brown 2009)

Categories:  main-dish , south-american , <-4-hours , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (43.99 g)
Servings 36
Amount per Serving
Calories 191.84 Calories from Fat 99.9
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11.1g 614.83%
Saturated Fat 3.01g 541.69%
Trans Fat 0.08g %
Cholesterol 6.24mg 74.92%
Sodium 677.77mg 1016.65%
Total Carbohydrate 21.96g 263.46%
Dietary Fiber 2.86 g 412.15%
Sugars 0.66 g %
Protein 2.6g 187.41%
Vitamin A 833.01IU% Vitamin C 0.83mg%
Calcium 37.11mg% Iron 1.44mg%
*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:
smoked paprika, ground cumin, large, chopped jalapeno pepper, dried corn husks