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Chicken Cream Cheese Empanada

Tastemade

Deliciousness is creamy chicken stuffed inside of a crispy pastry.

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 sheets of pie crust
  • oil
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup chopped spring onions
  • 1/2 chopped red chili
  • 200 grams chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 4 tbsp cream cheese
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • salt
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/3 cup Monterrey jack cheese
  • flour (for the rolling pin)
  • egg yolk wash (optional)

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Roll out the crust.
  2. Fry the garlic with some olive oil. Add in half the spring onions and the chili. Cook for 3 mins. Add in the chicken breast and all the cheese, cumin and paprika.
  3. Section out the dough. For half circles, fill up and seal. Use egg wash of 1 yolk if you want a shiny empanada. Cook in a 200c oven for about 10mins.