Easy chicken empanadas

Easy Chicken Empanadas Recipe

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sherry monfils


I got this recipe from a spanish friend of mine and thought it was so easy to make and yummy to boot!

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15 Min
25 Min


15 oz pkg refrigerated pie shells
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 c
chopped onion
1/2 medium
red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 medium
green bell pepper, chopped
2 c
cooked, chopped chicken
1 c
frozen corn, thawed
2 Tbsp
dry fajita seasoning
1 c
reduced-fat, shredded mexican-style cheese
1 large
egg, beaten
1 c
reduced-fat sour cream as garnish
1 c
spicy salsa as garnish

How to Make Easy chicken empanadas


  • 1Heat oven to 425. Spray a lg pizza pan w/ cooking spray. Place 1 pie shell flat on pizza pan. In lg skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and bell peppers. Cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in chicken, corn and fajita seasoning. Remove from heat. Spoon mix onto pie shell, leaving a 1" border. Sprinkle evenly w/ cheese. Brush w/ beaten egg. Place 2nd pie shell over filling. Press edges together w/ fork to seal. Bake about 25 min, or until golden brown. Cut into wedges and serve w/ sour cream and salsa.

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About Easy chicken empanadas

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #empanadas