Chicken Mole Tamales
8 c1 - inch cubed freshly cooked chicken
6 - 8 cmole sauce
24 cbasic fresh masa (or south american cooked masa)
48 - 60prepared banana leaves cut into 6 by 8 inches or larger rectangles
12dried corn husks, soaked, washed, drained, and torn lengthwise into 1/4 inch stripes
How to Make Chicken Mole Tamales
- To assemble the tamales, spread 1/4 cup masa into a 3 by 5-inch rectangle on the smooth side of the banana leaf. Place 1 heaping tablespoon of chicken in the center of the masa followed by 2 tablespoons of mole. Using slightly wet hands to prevent sticking, form another 1/4 cup masa into a 3 by 5-inch rectangle and place on top of the mole.