Tamal Muffins

Tamal Muffins

1 cup masa

1/3 cup shortening (melted)

1 tsp. spices (all purpose seasoning)

1 tsp. baking powder

1 egg (beaten)

3 cups milk

1 cup chicken (diced)

choice of green or red salsa

Spray muffin tins with nonstick spray and preheat in oven for 5 minutes.

Place masa, baking powder and seasoning in a mixing bowl and mix well. Add milk and egg and whip uniformly. Add shortening and mix well.

Place chicken and your choice of salsa in a separate bowl and stir together.

In muffin tins, spoon 1 Tbsp. masa, then 1 Tbsp. chicken, then 1 Tbsp masa.

Bake 25 minutes in a 350 degree over, until golden brown.

Serve with your choice green or red salsa.

Chef: Chef Hector Angeles

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