How to make it

  • Prep time does not include chilling times
  • Sift flour into a large bowl.
  • Then, cut/mix in lard , butter and flour together into coarse crumbs
  • Add egg, 1/4 cup of cold beer or enough ( or water milk or cream are fine as well), until dough is formed.
  • Knead briefly until dough clings together
  • Form into a ball
  • Chill this dough wrapped for 25 minutes or more
  • . Add butter to small pan and saute onions.
  • Then, add cloves, pepper, tomatoes, cardamon, and salt.
  • Cook for 7 minutes.
  • Add chopped hearts of palm to the sauce pan and cook for a few additional minutes.
  • Make sure all liquid has evaporated.
  • Set this filling to the side and refrigerate overnight in a covered container.
  • . To make the sealer, mix the cold water and egg yolk.
  • Also, set the sealer to the side.
  • . Roll out the dough on a floured board and create square pieces of dough.
  • Place one tablespoon of filling into each square, put shrimp on top of the filling of each square, dampen each edge of the square with the sealer and then form a triangle.
  • Enclose all edges with a fork.
  • . Put these empanadas on a lined baking sheet.
  • Glaze the top of each empanada with the sealer.
  • Then, bake for 30 minutes in a 400 degree oven, or until golden brown.
  • Note: both dough and filling may be prepared ahead of time and baked the following day or later in the day

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    " It was excellent "
    brianna ate it and said...
    I sure love the sound of this. Definately my kind of meal. 5 forks
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  • knoxcop 8 years ago
    Oh my goodness! Lots of work here, but obviously worth it. Lovely and different!--Kn0x--
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    This sounds wonderful five forks and a smile :)
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