Chicken Tamales

Makes: 6-8 Tamales


Soak corn husks in water for 30 minutes. (if using parchment paper, this step is not required)

Mix corn mesa, baking soda, chicken stock, and salt in bowl. Spread 1/4 cup mixture onto a single corn husk. Add 1 tbsp of chicken into corn mixture.

Fold husk lengthwise in half, then half again. Fold in top and bottom and place upright in microwavable bowl. Repeat steps until mixture is gone. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and micro- wave on high for 5-6 minutes.

Unwrap and top with salsa.


  • parchment paper or corn husks
  • 2/3 cup corn mesa
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2/3 cup chicken stock
  • 1 can chicken
  • 2 tbsp salsa
  • pinch of salt