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    • 1 Broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds)


    • 20 Corn husks, dried
    • 1 Garlic clove
    • 1/4 tsp Garlic powder
    • 1 Onion, medium


    • 2 cans (2-1/4 ounces each) sliced ripe olives

    Baking & Spices

    • 6 tbsp All-purpose flour
    • 3/4 cup Chili powder
    • 3 cups Masa harina
    • 1/4 tsp Pepper
    • 2 1/2 tsp Salt
    • 1 cup Shortening

    Oils & Vinegars

    • 6 tbsp Canola oil


    • 3 qt Water


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    • Joy Darwood Hobbs

      Chicken Tamales Recipe -“I love making tamales. They’re a little more time- consuming but worth the effort. I usually make them for Christmas, but my family demands them more often.” —Cindy Pruitt, Grove, Oklahoma

    • Kathi Palmer

      Chicken Tamales Recipe from Taste of Home - now I need some Masa harina and some corn husks

    • Heather Hill

      Being a white girl, tamale making was a bit intimidating at first, but totally worth it!

    • Brandi Avendano

      Chicken Tamales recipe perfect for christmas to eat throughout the day.

    • Jennifer Smith

      Chicken Tamales Recipe- made these tonight and they were amazing!

    • JoAn Kyle-Henningsen

      Chicken Tamales Recipe.. w/illustrated instructions..

    • Annie Weed

      Chicken Chili Tamales

    • Michelle Ciner


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