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5 from 40 votes

Shredded Chicken with Green Sauce Tamale Filling

Authentic tamales filled with shredded chicken with a green sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 20 tamales
Calories: 76kcal
Author: Lauren Allen


  • 4 cups cooked chicken , shredded
  • 16 ounces Salsa verde
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (or string cheese)


  • Combine shredded chicken and salsa. 
  • Spoon filling onto tamale dough. Top with cheese. Roll and cook.
  • Top cooked tamales with extra green salsa, and pico de gallo. 


Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 93mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 0.2mg