Stovetop Steaming

You'll need a saucepan and steamer basket or veggie steamer. Add water just below level of the basket. Place tamales in basket open-end up if possible. Cover and bring to a boil. Steam for 15-20 minutes depending on quantity of tamales in pan add 5-10 minutes more if frozen).

 

Microwave

Wrap one dozen tamales or less in very damp paper or cloth towel and place in microwave safe container. Microwave on High for 2-3 minutes depending on power of microwave.   If frozen, heat at 50% power 3 minutes; turn the bag over, then heat at full power for 1-2 minutes more.Remove corn husk prior to serving.

 

Oven

For oven baking, preheat oven to 325. Place foil wrapped tamales on sheet pan. Bake 15-20 minutes if thawed, and 20-25 if frozen.

 

Enchiladas Bake and Reheat

1/2 pan and full pan
Bake frozen enchiladas for 45-50 minutes at 375 degrees. Or let the chicken enchiladas thaw, then bake for 20-25 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Remove the foil for the last 5-10 minutes.   Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Individual
Reheat  in microwave for 2-3 minutes (fresh) 3-5 minutes (frozen) or reheated in a toaster oven for 10-15 minutes.

 

Shipping

Shipping and handling is unique to your order because it is calculated by your zip code and the weight of your order. Orders ship by USPS Priority Mail standard shipping orders are normally shipped on Monday - Wednesday  typically arrive in 2-3 business days.

Tamales are packed in a thick-sided styrofoam cooler with gel ice packs and ice packs keep them cold (often frozen), and they won't spoil. Just put them in the freezer or refrigerator when you get them. Your tamales come vacuum-sealed (cryovac), so that they stay fresh for days (21+) in the refrigerator, and months (12+) in the freezer.

Please contact us if you have any special requests that are unique. Our phone number is (281) 845-9248 (9BGT), and our email is [email protected]