Popular in Food

Chicken Empanadillas

Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Share your take on this idea!
Upload your photo here.
CLOSE
5.0 by 2 people
544 views
Rate me!
  • Yields: about 40

Chicken Empanadillas

5.0 by 2 people
544 views
Rate me!
  • Yields: about 40

Directions

  1. In a large skillet cook onion and garlic in hot oil until tender but not brown. Add tomatoes, chicken , ham, green pepper, pimiento, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat 10 minutes or until liquid has evaporated. Cool. Cover; chill 1 hour.
  2. Roll half of the Empanadilla Pastry to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into 3-inch circles. Place about 2 teaspoons chicken mixture on one half of each circle. Fold other half of circle over filling. Crimp edges. Transfer to ungreased baking sheets. Brush tops with egg. Repeat with remaining pastry. If desired, cut decorative shapes from dough scraps. Place dough shapes on baking sheet. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 15 to 20 minutes for empanadillas and 10 to 15 minutes for shapes or until golden brown. Top each empanadilla with a little salsa and a pastry shape. Serve warm. Makes about 40.

From the Test Kitchen

To Make-Ahead:

Prepare as directed above; place on ungreased baking sheets. Cover; chill 3 to 4 hours. Brush tops with egg. Bake as directed.

Empanadilla Pastry

Directions

  1. Stir together flour and salt in a large mixing bowl. Cut in lard or shortening until pieces are the size of small peas. Sprinkle water, 1 tablespoon at a time, over part of mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push to side of bowl. Repeat until all is moistened. Form into a ball. Roll and fill as directed above.

Comments

Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Share your take on this idea!
Upload your photo here.
CLOSE

Similar Recipes

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...

I Did It!
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Please pick a jpg at least 600x600px. Done close
Choose Cancel close
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Your photo failed to upload. Please try again or visit your profile.
Done Cancel close
No one has shared their photo yet.
close