Chicken EmpanadasFrom pleclare 5 years ago
- 1 box (15 oz.)refrigerated pie crusts shopping list
- 4 oz. cream cheese shopping list
- 2 Tbs fresh chopped cilantro shopping list
- 2 Tbs salsa shopping list
- 1/2 tsp cumin,ground shopping list
- 1/2 tsp salt shopping list
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder shopping list
- 1 egg beaten shopping list
- additional salsa shopping list
- 1 c finely chopped,cooked chicken. shopping list
How to make it
- Remove pie crusts pouches from box. Let stand at room temp. for 20 mins.
- Heat cream cheese in small heavy saucepan over low heat;cook and stir until melted. Add cilantro,salsa,cumin,salt and garlic powder;stir till smoth. Stir in chicken;remove from heat.
- Unfold pie crusts;remove plastic. Roll out slightly on floured surface. Cut crusts into 3" rounds using biscuit cutter. Reroll pie crust scraps and cut enough additional to equal 20 rounds.
- Preheat oven to 425. Line baking sheet with foil. Place about 2 tsps. of chicken mixture in center of each round. Brush edges lightly with water. Pull one side of dough over filling to form half circle; pinch edges to seal.
- Place 10 to 12 empanadas on prepared sheet;brush with egg wash lightly. Bake 16 to 18 mins or till lightly browned. Serve with salsa.
- Can be prepare ahead and frozen.. Bake for 18 to 20 mins.
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The Cookpleclare Framingham, MA
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Hey now this sounds delish and easy. How much chicken? Great post and another 5. MJflavors in Algonquin loved it
This sounds really delicious...how much chicken do you use? Thanks!
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We are going to make these often! Thanks for sharing this!m11andrade in Kankakee loved it