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Chicken Empanada Recipe

By PutoPinoy on Sunday, March 02, 2008 At Sunday, March 02, 2008

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 kilo chicken breast, boiled and flaked
  • 1 small carrot, cube
  • 1/4 cup cubed red bell pepper
  • 1/4 kilo potatoes, cubed and fried
  • 1/2 cup condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups all-purpose-flour
  • 1 T sugar
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • eggwash
Prepare Filling: In a skillet, heat butter then saute the garlic and onions. Add flaked chicken, carrots, red bell pepper and potatoes. Stir-fry for a few minutes. Pour in the soup and water . Cook until thick. Seat aside to cool.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare 2 baking sheets.

Prepare Crust: In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt. Cut in the butter until the mixture is mealy. Add the egg and enough water to form a ball of dough. Let the dough rest for a few minutes. Roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thick then cut into 4x5 inch rectangles. Place about 3 tablespoons of the filling at the center of each dough. Fold and crimp the edges to seal. Place empanadas on baking sheets. Brush with eggwash. Bake until golden brown.