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Kitt's Cafe Hot Tamales

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Filling Ingredients:

  • 14 lbs ground chuck

Batter Ingredients:

  • 5 to 7 lbs cornmeal


  1. Filling: Mix all ingredients for the filling together. Roll into egg-shape balls.
  2. Batter: Add enough very hot water (approximately 6 cups) until mixture will hold together and be pliable. Put mixture around each ball of meat filling. Wrap in tamale paper or prepared corn husks, and steam for 45 minutes.
  3. Makes 15 Dozen

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