6 cups Maseca Corn Masa Mix for Tamales6 cups Chicken broth1 cup corn oil2 tsp salt or ITZZA Pollo Asado Seasoning1 tsp baking powder1 1/2 large rotisserie chicken2 cans salsa verde or tomatillo sauce1 bag corn husks
Tamales de Pollo con Maseca hechos en casa
Soak the corn husks in warm water until soft.
Blend with an electric mixer Maseca corn masa mix for tamales, corn oil, salt, baking powder and the chicken broth to obtain a consistent mixture.
Shred the chicken and marinate in the green salsa or tomatillo sauce.
Spread masa evenly over corn husks, and spread a spoonful of marinated chicken on top of the masa.
Fold the sides of the corn husk to center over the masa so that they overlap to make along package. Fold the empty part of the husk under so that it rest against the side of the tamale with a seam.
Place the tamales in a steamer and cook tamales for 35-40 minutes. Check every 20 minutes.The tamales are cooked when they separate easily from the corn husk. Makes 36+ tamales depending on the size.
Enjoy this delicious chicken tamales Mexican food recipe!