Southern Foodways' Mississippi Delta Hot Tamales

Southern Foodways' Mississippi Delta Hot Tamales
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • For the meat filling:
  • 6 to 8 pounds boneless meat (pork shoulder, chuck roast, or chicken)
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 2 Tablespoon paprika
  • 2 Tablespoon salt
  • 2 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • For the corn husks:
  • 1 to 2 packages dried corn husks
  • For the masa dough:
  • 8 Cup maseca (masa mix) or yellow cornmeal
  • 4 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1â…” cups lard or vegetable shortening
  • 6 to 8 cups warm meat broth (from cooking the meat)