Tamales Best Seller - 12 Pack

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This package serves 12 people and includes 12 Tamales

  • Each Norteno Tamale measures 1.5″ × 4.5″ and weighs 3oz.
  • Each Oaxaqueno Tamale measures 2.5″ × 5″ and weighs 6oz.

Tamales Options Include

  • 6 Chicken in Green Chile (Norentos) – Corn husk wrapped savory chicken in green chile have a delicious tomatillo and roasted pepper flavor
  • 6 Pork in Red Sauce (Oaxaquenos) – Banana Leaf wrapped tamales with pork in red chile sauce


  • Chicken in Green Chile – Pulled Chicken, Tomatillo, Onion, Garlic, Serrano Peppers, Cilantro, Cumin, Corn Masa, Corn Husk
  • Pork in Red Sauce – Pulled Pork, Dried Guajillo Peppers, Dried de Arbol Peppers, Tomato, Onion, Garlic, Cumin, Corn Masa, Hoja Santa, Lard, Banana Leaves Wrapping

Facility handles, eggs, nuts, and dairy

Instructions / Storage

  • Tamales ship frozen with ice packs, may thaw in trasit
  • Arrives in cryovac Sous Vide bags that may be kept in the refrigerator, or freezer
  • May be kept refrigerated for up to 2 weeks for frozen for up to 6 months

To Serve

  • Allow tamales to thaw overnight in the refrigerator in their Sous Vide bags
  • Boil a large pot of water for multiple bags or a pot that can be filled to cover the size of a single bag at a time when submerged
  • Place Tamales, still their sealed bags, in the water
  • Boil until tamales are heated all the way through
  • Remove from the water, open the bags
  • Enjoy!
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Shipping Details

  • Pico’s Restaurant ships Monday-Friday of each week
  • Orders cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes
  • Orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii via 2-day will incur an additional $20 charge or $35 for Overnight Shipping. Sorry guys!
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The tamales are delicious. I really liked the ones wrapped in banana leaves. Shipping was fast. A good experience.
Melody F. - Mountain Home, AR
Shipped and arrived on time, obvious handmade excellence! We used the surplus tortillas for berria tacos - which were amazing. Thanks Picos!
Thomas P. - Woodbridge, VA
Dinner was amazing mole delicious food came in time and ready to go
Louis G. - Parkton, MD
Ontime and delicious! Gift for my sister’s family & my Dad. They loved the tamales. Traditional Christmas Eve meal. We are all from Arizona and they now live in Indiana, so it was nice to have an Arizona tradition.
Donna E. - Lebanon, IN