*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              TAMALE DE ELOTE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   c            Milk
    1 1/3   c            Roasted fresh corn kernels
    1       c            Masa harina
   14       tb           Butter -- softened
    1       t            Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/2   c            Chiles poblanos -- finely
                         -diced
      1/2   c            Jack cheese
    8                    Dried corn husks
 
   Soak husks in hot water until pliable.  In a saute pan
   simmer the milk and corn together over medium heat
   until the corn becomes soft (about 10 minutes.  Strain
   the corn, reserve 1 cup, and puree the remainder with
   the milk.  Add the puree to the masa harina, and mix
   with a spoon or whisk. In a large bowl, whip the
   butter, baking powder, and salt together until light
   and fluffy. Incorporate the masa in 2 oz increments,
   whisking until light and fluffy (about 10 to 15
   minutes total).  Fold in the green chile, remaining
   corn and cheese.
   
   Divide masa evenly between the corn husks, roll and
   tie tamales and steam for 30 minutes.  Let cool
   slightly and serve.
  
 
 
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