Corn Husks for Tamales by El Guapo - Hojas para Tamal - 8 oz

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Corn Husks for Tamales by El Guapo - Hojas para Tamal 8 oz

Corn husks for making tamales. (Aprox.4 to 5 dozen)


This is a basic, easy recipe for Tamales. There are so many variations on these you would be amazed. While they are traditionally wrapped in corn husks, you can also wrap them in banana leaves. They can be made with most any kind of meat or vegetarian fillin. You can even make fruit tamales for dessert! You can make these ahead of time-even a few days ahead of time. They refrigerate well. Be sure to begin steaming them about an hour before you're ready to sit down and eat. This delicious recipe will delight your friends and family. Be sure to serve with some salsa fresca on the side for those who love to spice things up a little! Serves eight.

El Guapo Spices brand is part of Mojave Foods a subsidiary of McCormick & Company Spices.

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El Guapo Hojas de Maiz

Hojas de maiz para hacer tamales - Hojas para Tamal


Las hojas de maíz se deben remojar con anticipación, unas dos o tres horas; deben quedar suaves y flexibles. Se unta la masa que se ha preparado en la hoja, el tamal puede ser de cualquier tamaño, aunque se recomienda que sea del tamaño de una cuchara de cocinar, con la misma cuchara se le hace en el centro un espacio para poner el relleno. Una vez puesto el relleno, se cierran las hojas, procurando que el relleno quede en el centro de la masa, primero se cierra a lo ancho de la hoja y posteriormente longitudinalmente, quedando un paquete como de 10 cm de altura, 5 de ancho y dos o tres de espesor.
Ya que se tienen todos los tamales hechos se ponen el la olla exprés o en una vaporera. En la olla exprés se tardan 10 minutos aproximadamente y en la vaporera de 25 a 35 minutos. Se comen calientes (sin la hoja) y se puede acompañar con atole, chocolate caliente o champurrado (mas espeso).

La marca de especias El Guapo pertenece a Mojave Foods una empresa subsidiaria de McCormick & Company la compania de especias mas grande del mundo.

Product Reviews
Corn Husks for Tamales by El Guapo - Hojas para Tamal - 8 oz
4 Stars based on 2 Review(s)
Joseph alvarez
Pensacola Fl
3 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Visual observation
January 27, 2016

I have yet to use the husks. But by visual inspection, the packages appear to have many crenkledhusks instead of being flat across the husk. This is why I only gave a 3 star vote. They do look fine for consistent size. I hope I am pleasantly surprised about the smoothness.
Consistent sizing 
Crenkled husks 

Vinny Petruso
5 Stars

Review for Corn Husks for Tamales by El Guapo - Hojas para Tamal
May 15, 2010

I used them for the first time making tamalies. They were perfect. I soaked them for about 2 hours. Thanks


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