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Puerto Rican Fried Meat Pies: Empanadas

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“A tasty meat filled pastry.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. DOUGH: combine all the dry ingredients in electric mixer, add all the wet ingredients. Mix for about 3 minutes until well combined. Dough will form.
  2. Take it out and knead for about 3 minutes, let sit wrapped in plastic-wrap for another 15 minutes.
  3. Divide into 12 pieces, then roll into 4 inch circles.
  4. FILLING: Brown ground beef (drain excess grease), or sauté shredded chicken in 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil. Add all the ingredients and cook for an additional 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Let cool.
  5. COOKING: Preheat the oil in a frying pan at about a medium temperature. Place about 2 tablespoons of the filling in the dough and seal the edges with a fork.
  6. Fry for about 5 minutes on each side, then place on dish lined with paper-towels.

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