Hot Tamale Bites

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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

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make Hot Tamale Bites

Step-by-Step

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

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About Hot Tamale Bites

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