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Making Pulled Pork Tamales

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Making the Masa Dough
Making Tamales Step 3

Making Tamales Step 3

Derrick Riches
The masa dough is basically three things, masa flour, lard (or shortening) and water. I prefer to use chicken stock instead of water, as it adds additional flavor, but the choice is up to you.

Combine two cups of masa flour with 1 teaspoon of baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Mix together. Now slowly pour in two cups of lukewarm chicken broth (or water) and mix into a sticky dough.

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