Red Chile and Pork Tamales

Tamales de Puerco con Chile Colorado

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Preparation info

  • Fills about

    5 dozen

    tamales
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

Muy Bueno

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

Ingredients

Shredded Pork

  • 7 to 8 pounds pork butt or pork shoulder
  • cups water

Method

Make Pork

Place pork, water, and salt in a slow cooker and cook for 6 to 8 hours. After meat is cooked, remove from the slow cooker and let cool to room temperature. Shred pork and remove fat while shredding, reserving fat. (Usually, after pork is cooked and shredded, you will be left with about 3 pounds of meat.)

In a blender combine the cooled bro