Fire-Roasted Chicken and Corn Empanadas

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  • Number of Servings 4

This easy-to-make recipe introduces empanadas, a savory, filled pastry that originated in Portugal and Spain. After you make the creamy, slightly spicy filling, simply roll out the biscuits, fill, fold and bake.



1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Sauté garlic in butter in a large sauté pan for 1-2 minutes.

3. Blend in chicken, corn, sour cream, thyme, Parmesan, chipotle peppers and lime juice.

4. Cook an additional 4-6 minutes, then season to taste.

5. Dust rolling surface with flour and roll individual biscuits into a 4-inch circles.

6. Place filling onto on half of each biscuit. Fold the other half of the biscuit over the filling and seal edges with a fork. Place on baking sheet.

7. Brush egg over top of biscuits, bake 15-17 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.

Tip: For easy entertaining, prepare ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to bake. Pairs well with this quick and easy Zucchini Apple Citrus Salad of ½ cup julienne cut zucchini and granny smith apple, chopped jalapeno, 2 tablespoon cilantro, ½ lime juiced, salt and pepper, to taste.

Products From Recipe

  1. Southern-Style Biscuit Dough
    Product Size: 18 ct., 2.2 oz. each
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  2. Supersweet Corn
    Product Size: 36 oz.
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  3. Fully Cooked Fire-Grilled Chicken Breast Strips
    Product Size: 1.75 lbs.
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