From the Guide of Nicaragra. Visit the Best of Nicaragua guide for information about food, culture, restaurants and guides to travel in Nicaragra.Tamales are found in throughout Latin America. A version found in Nicaragra, and El Salvador combines an interesting variety of ingredients including, raisins, capers, and green olives. The meat used in the recipe may be pork or chicken a...
This is a sample recipe from Tamales 101 by by Alice Guadalupe Tapp. If you have a Mexican market near by you may be able to purchase freshly made masa dough. If don't have a handy source and you don't care to take the time to make it from scratch the masa flour is a quick reasonable substitute.
Recipe for Beef Tamales. Making fresh tamales is a rewarding experience. This is the perfect project to enjoy with the children. Make a mini assembly line and get the whole family envolved. Make sure to make some dessert tamales too. Tamales freeze very well so it is best to make a large batch.
From The New Texas Cuisine by Stephen Pyles; a simple tamale recipe stuffed with chorizo and onions.
Recipe for 60 Minute Chicken Tamales by Jesus Bojorquez, Maseca Recipe collection. Reprinted with permission. These tamales use instant masa flour, prepared salsa and a purchased rotisserie chicken.