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Homemade Chicken Empanadas
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10 INGREDIENTS • 11 STEPS • 2HRS

Homemade Chicken Empanadas

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Baked or fried, these classic empanadas are delicious! They're a fun weekend project to last you through the week.
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Cocina Familiar
Hello, I'm Javier Romero. Enjoy a lot of Spanish recipes from all categories: first courses, meat recipes , diet recipes, and desserts of all kinds.
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Baked or fried, these classic empanadas are delicious! They're a fun weekend project to last you through the week.
2HRS
Total Time
$1.52
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
US / Metric
Bread Flour
3 2/3 cups
Bread Flour
Water
9 oz
Water
Olive Oil
1.5 oz
Fresh Yeast
2 1/2 Tbsp
Fresh Yeast
Salt
1 Tbsp
Egg
1
Egg, boiled, grated
Tomato Sauce
to taste
Tomato Sauce
Cayenne Pepper
to taste
Cayenne Pepper
Cooking Oil
as needed
Cooking Oil
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
416
Fat
9.4 g
Protein
18.5 g
Carbs
62.2 g
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Hello, I'm Javier Romero. Enjoy a lot of Spanish recipes from all categories: first courses, meat recipes , diet recipes, and desserts of all kinds.
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step 1
First make the dough for the empanadas. In a large bowl dissolve the Fresh Yeast (2 1/2 Tbsp) in Water (9 oz).
step 2
In another large bowl sift the Bread Flour (3 2/3 cups) and make a crater in the middle. Add the yeast water to the crater and start mixing. Once mixed a little, add the Olive Oil (1.5 oz) and keep mixing. Following that, add the Salt (1 Tbsp) and continue to mix thoroughly.
step 2 In another large bowl sift the Bread Flour (3 2/3 cups) and make a crater in the middle. Add the yeast water to the crater and start mixing. Once mixed a little, add the Olive Oil (1.5 oz) and keep mixing. Following that, add the Salt (1 Tbsp) and continue to mix thoroughly.
step 3
Take the dough out and place on a flat surface and knead with your hands for 10 minutes. Place the dough back in the bowl, pour over some olive oil and cover with a cloth let it rise for one hour and a half.
step 3 Take the dough out and place on a flat surface and knead with your hands for 10 minutes. Place the dough back in the bowl, pour over some olive oil and cover with a cloth let it rise for one hour and a half.
step 4
Hardboil the Egg (1) and then grate.
step 5
While the dough is rising we can make the filling. Dice the Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast (1) and heat up a frying pan with some olive oil.
step 6
Season the diced chicken with salt and add to the pan. Add grated egg and Cayenne Pepper (to taste) and mix. Then add the Tomato Sauce (to taste) and after mixing let it reduce to thicken the filling.
step 6 Season the diced chicken with salt and add to the pan. Add grated egg and Cayenne Pepper (to taste) and mix. Then add the Tomato Sauce (to taste) and after mixing let it reduce to thicken the filling.
step 7
Take a piece of the dough and roll it out with a rolling pin.
step 7 Take a piece of the dough and roll it out with a rolling pin.
step 8
Place some of the filling in the center but not too much.
step 8 Place some of the filling in the center but not too much.
step 9
Brush the edges with water and seal the empanada. With a fork press along the edges to seal completely.
step 9 Brush the edges with water and seal the empanada. With a fork press along the edges to seal completely.
step 10
Heat up Cooking Oil (as needed) in a frying pan. Fry until golden brown, then transfer onto a plate with a paper towel to absorb the excess oil.
step 10 Heat up Cooking Oil (as needed) in a frying pan. Fry until golden brown, then transfer onto a plate with a paper towel to absorb the excess oil.
step 11
Serve and enjoy!
step 11 Serve and enjoy!
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Appetizers
Dairy-Free
Budget-Friendly
Back to School
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Dinner
Spanish
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