Hot Tamale Bites

Monique Radford

By
@Neeky

I always have tamales left over and tried this recipe on my family and they gobbled them up quick. No one knew what they were eating until I told them. You can dress them with you own flavors, I choose green onion and cheese today in this picture


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Serves:

6 to 8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

One dozen
tamales homemade or store bought
2 cups
panko breadcrumbs
1 cup
flour
2
eggs
2 cup
veg oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Whisk eggs in a bowl
2
Cut unwrapped tamales into bite size pieces
3
Put flour in another bowl and dredge pieces in flour
4
Add bread crumbs in another bowl
5
Take flour coated pieces and dip into egg mix to wet
6
Then dip into breadcrumbs and set on wax paper or paper towel
7
Heat oil to a good frying temp about 350•
8
When hot drop in pieces, cook until golden brown about 3 to 4 mins in batches of 10. Don't crowd the pan
9
Drain on paper towel. Serve. With Guacamole dip or salsa

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy