Cheesy Chicken Empanadas

Cheesy Chicken Empanadas

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Susie Ashley


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1 Hr
15 Min


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    1 cup kraft finely shredded mexican cheese blend
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    1/3 cup mayonnaise
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    2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
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    1 egg
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    1 tablespoon water
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    1 (14.1oz)package refrigerated pie crust (2 crusts)
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    1 teaspoon chili powder

How to Make Cheesy Chicken Empanadas


  1. Heat oven 425 degrees.
  2. Combine 4 ingredients (chicken, cheese, mayonnaise and cilantro). Whisk egg and water until blended
  3. Unroll 1 pie crust on lightly floured surface, roll out to 12 inch diameter with rolling pin. Cut into 8(4-inch) rounds with biscuit cutter, re-rolling scraps as necessary,place in single layer on parchment covered baking sheet. Repeat with remaining pie crust.
  4. Spoon 2 tablespoons chicken mixture onto center of round; brush edge with egg. Fold in half. Gently press tops to remove excess air; seal edges with fork. Brush with remaining egg, Sprinkle with chili powder.
  5. Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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About Cheesy Chicken Empanadas

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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