Chile for Tamales

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"This is a wonderful marinade for pork tamales. Just blend the chilies with some water and oregano, and mix with pork before assembling tamales."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 9 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 9 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.9g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 389 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Wash dried peppers and remove stems and seeds. Place in a blender or food processor with the water, oregano, garlic, and a pinch or two of salt.
  2. Blend on high until peppers are thoroughly pureed, pulsing occasionally. Adjust seasoning with salt, if needed.

Reviews

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Yes you should soak the chilis before...Add them to a pan and bring to a boil cover and let soak for 30 minutes I did! But strain that soaking water and gradually add to your blender to blend th...

You definitely need to cook the peppers in the water before blending them. Add 3 or 4 chicken bouillon cubes and one coarsely chopped onion to the water, along with the other ingredients, bring...

This was ok. I had to modify a lot. I used New Mexico chilis, and when blending, I added powdered cumin, and chicken bullion. In a pot, I let simmer for a few minutes to get the flavors "marry"....

Maybe I made a mistake but 5 cups of water seemed a bit much for my margaretta blender. Also was I suppose to soak the pods because blending they just broke them up. Anyway if I try again I will...

This recipe was a good starting point, I agree you need to either cook or soak the chiles, i soaked mine in about 1.5 cups of pork stock, seemed to work pretty well.