Turkey Pibil Tamales


Guajillo chiles Water Orange juice Lime juice Onion Garlic Oregano Pepper Cumin Achiote Cinnamon stick

Make the pibil sauce


Add the sauce ingredients to the blender. Blend until smooth and set aside until ready to use.

Prepare the filling


Chop up the leftover turkey and place in a stock pot. Add pibil sauce to the turkey. Mix and cook for 15 minutes. Let this cool before assembling.

Assemble the tamales


Spread masa on a corn husk. Using your best judgement, add some of the turkey pibil. Fold the sides in and the pointy side inward.

Place on a steamer


Add the water to the steamer and place the Turkey Pibil Tamales open side up. Cover with a lid and cook for 1 ½-2 hours.



You can serve them with pickled red onions, refried beans, and more pibil sauce.

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