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Red Chile Pork Tamales, Nuevo León Style

Red Chile Pork Tamales, Nuevo León Style Recipe

  • 1¼-pound pork loin
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 ounces (about 4) whole dried anchos, stemmed, seeded, and rinsed
  • 1 ounce (about 4 to 6) whole dried cascabel chiles, stemmed, seeded, and rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ¾ teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted and ground
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lard
  • ½ cup sliced green olives
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 6-ounce package dried corn husks
  • 1 cup lard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 cups masa harina
  • 3½ cups water, or more as needed
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Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 436kcal (22%)
Total Fat 27g (41%)
Saturated Fat 10g (48%)
Cholesterol 47mg (16%)
Total Carbohydrate 36g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 3g
Protein 14g
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.



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