CHEESE TAMALE BALLS

CHEESE TAMALE BALLS

Tamales are a tradition that usually involves the whole family. Soft masa, perfectly seasoned filling, all made by hand using recipes passed down through generations, then assembled and wrapped in a sustainable wrap before being steamed.

15-20

Minutes

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Cook Time

2-3

Servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 24oz package of
  • 1 15oz cup of for dipping
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3 cups oil of your choice for frying Queso Fresco (optional)

PREPARATION

  1. Heat Del Real Foods® Cheese & Green Chili Tamales according to package instructions. Remove Tamales from sustainable wrap, mash tamales and shape into bite size balls.
  2. Whisk eggs in a small bowl, add a teaspoon of water until it fluffs.
  3. In a large shallow bowl, mix the panko breadcrumbs, garlic salt, and pepper.
  4. Dip each tamale bite-sized ball into the egg mixture, letting the excess drain off, and then into the panko mixture. Repeat with remaining tamale balls.
  5. Heat 2 inches of oil of your choice in a large pot.
  6. Carefully add in tamale balls in batches to prevent sticking. Set aside to drain any excess oil.
  7. Serve warm with Del Real Foods® Salsa de Molcajete verde, top with queso fresco.
  8. Enjoy
DOWNLOAD PDF
×

Product added to cart.