Barbeque Chicken Tamale Pancake


Barbeque Chicken Tamale Pancake

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The Tamale Pancakes at Lark Creek Newport Beach crafted by Chef John Ledbetter take a fun spin on two popular classics.


Tamale Pancake Batter
20# Masa Dough (for tortillas)
1/2 gallon Whole Milk
1/2 gallon Heavy cream
1 Jalapeno Chile without seeds – minced
1 C Fresh Corn Kernels
6 Red bell peppers


  1. Combine corn kernels, Jalapeno, whole milk, Masa Harina, salt and pepper in a heavy large saucepan over medium heat; cook until liquid is absorbed and mixture is thick (stirring frequently) about 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Stir in bell pepper, green onions and cilantro.
  3. Mix 1T butter and baking soda in small bowl.
  4. Stir butter mixture into batter (batter will be very thick). Cool completely. (Can be prepared ahead. Cover and refrigerate).
  5. Melt

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