D'Sabor Chicken Tamales

Total Time: 60 Minutes  |  Serves: About 25 Tamales


  • 1 bag D’Sabor corn husk

  • 3 cups corn masa flour for tamales

  • 3 cups chicken broth

  • 1 cup La Cena corn oil

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 large rotisserie chicken, shredded

  • 1 jar green tomatillo sauce 15oz


Soak the corn husks in warm water until soft.

Blend the masa flour for Tamales, corn oil, salt, baking powder and the chicken broth to obtain a consistent mixture using an electric mixer.

Shred the chicken and marinate in the green salsa or tomatillo sauce.

Spread masa evenly over corn husks, and spread a spoonful of marinated chicken on top of the masa.

Fold the sides of the corn husk to center over the masa so that they overlap to make a long package. The fold the empty part of the husk under so that it rests against the side of the tamale with a seam.

Place the tamales in a steamer and cook tamales for 35-40 minutes and check every 20 minutes.

The tamale is cooked when it separates easily from the corn husk.