June 27, 2018

TAMALES JUJENOS (CORN LEAVES STUFFED WITH MEAT)

Ingredients:
Corn on the cob - 8 (corn removed from cob and set aside)
Lamb - 200 gms (minced)
Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
Red pepper -1 (finely chopped)
Tomatoes - 2 (peeled)
Sugar - 1tsp
Paprika - 1 tsp
Lard - 2 tbsp
Vegetable stock - 2 cups
Salt to taste

Method:

  • Melt the lard in a frying pan and add the finely chopped onion, tomatoes and pepper.
  • Now add the lamb and cook until browned then add the sweet corn, sugar and 2 cups of vegetable stock.
  • leave to cook until the sweetcorn  is tender.
  • Now blend the mixture into a chunky but well mixed paste.
  • Spoon onto the corn leaves and wrap into small parcels.Simmer for about 15 minutes in a saucepan.Serve hot.


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