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Chicken Empanada

By PutoPinoy on Sunday, December 05, 2010 At Sunday, December 05, 2010

Ingredients for filling:

>2 cups chicken meat
>1 pc onion, chopped
>2 cups cooked potatoes, diced
>1 pc green bell pepper, diced
>1/4 cup evaporated milk
>1/2 tbsp ground pepper
>salt to taste


Saute onion, then add all ingredients except for evaporated milk. Cook for % minutes, add milk, then cook for another 3 minutes. Cool Then, fill in dough.

Ingredients for crust:

>2 cups all-purpose flour (unsifted)
>a tsp of fine salt
>6 tbsps water
>2/3 cup butter or margarine
>2 tbsps sugar


Mix sugar, salt and flour. Cut in butter using a blender or 2 knives until it resembles a coarse cornmeal.

Sprinkle water and mix well w/hand to form ball. Knead lightly. Sprinkle flour on a board and roll out dough into 1/4"thick.

Cut using a round cutter. A medium-sized saucerncan also be used if there is n o molder. Just place saucer upside down on dough and cut with a knife.

Fill each cut dough with 2 tablespoons of sauteed filling. Fold dough to form a half-moon, then, press one end to the other. Brush with eggyolk or milk.

Arrange on a greased baking sheet.

Bake in pre-heated oven, 350 Fahrenheit, until crust is golden. Serve hot.