• Prep Time
    10 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    10 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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    Chicken Saltado Empanadas

    Chicken Saltado Empanadas replace beef with chicken in the traditional Peruvian dish, then stuffs all those flavors you love in a crisp and flaky baked empanada pocket.


    Ingredients
    For the Empanada Dough
    2 1/2
    cups
    all-purpose flour
    1
    tablespoon
    baking powder
    1/2
    teaspoon
    salt
    1
    stick butter, unsalted
    1
    egg
    1/2
    cup
    ice water
    For the Filling
    1
    cup
    chopped sautéed peppers
    1
    cup
    chopped caramelized onion
    1
    cup
    chopped fried potatoes
    1/2
    cup
    chopped fried plantains
    1
    cup
    chopped rotisserie chicken
    2
    eggs
    Directions
    Make the dough: In a large bowl mix flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter until coarse crumbles form. Add egg and water, stirring and kneading until a dough forms. Cover in plastic wrap and refrigerate dough for at least 30 minutes. Roll out dough on a floured surface to 1/8 inch thick. Using a biscuit cutter, cut out rounds for empanadas. Set aside.
    Make the filling: In another bowl combine peppers, onion, fries, plantain, and chicken. Toss to evenly distribute ingredients.
    Assemble empanadas: Preheat oven to 350 F. Line baking sheet with baking mat and set aside. In another small bowl whisk eggs. Set aside.
    Using one disc at a time, brush round with egg them place 2 tablespoons of chicken filling in center. Fold dough over, then press edges together with fingertips or with a fork to close. Place empanada on baking sheet and repeat with remaining dough and filling. Once all empanadas are made, brush each one with egg wash. Transfer empanadas to oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden brown and fluffy.
    Serve immediately with pico, sour cream, and lemon and lime wedges.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
    OK

    Categories 

    ChickenFamily-friendly

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