Filipino Empanada Recipe- The Flying Couponer (2024)

You will love this Filipino Empanada Recipe. It is s packed with delicious filling and is baked in a sweet dough that has a nice flaky texture.

Filipino Empanada Recipe

You will find different versions of the Filipino Empanada depending of which region it is coming from. The meat usually used is pork, chicken or ground beef. You can also find onions, raisins, carrots, green peas, potatoes and eggs. For this Filipino Empanada Recipe I used chicken for the filling.

Filipino Empanada Recipe Ingredients

Filling ingredients

2 pounds chicken breast
2 medium potatoes, cut in small cubes and fried
1/2 cup green Peas
1/3 cup raisins
1/2 cup chicken broth
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
Salt and pepper

Dough ingredients

3 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 cup butter
1/3 cup cold water

Roll-in ingredients

2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup Crisco shortening
1/2 cup sugar

How to Make Filipino Empanadas

Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Cooking Time: 60 minutes

Filling Preparation

1.Boil the chicken in 3 cups of water. Cut in small cubes.

2.Saute the onion, the garlic, the chicken and all the other ingredients

Dough preparation

1. Mix all the ingredients together.

2. Add the butter in the mixture and gradually add the cold water until it forms a smooth ball.

3. Let it rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

4. Mix the roll-in ingredients together.

5. Roll out the dough in 1/2 inch thick and add the roll-in in the center. Gather the edges to seal.

6. Roll out the dough to flatten it and fold it. Repeat this step again and let it rest for 2 minutes.

7. Flatten the dough again and cut in 20 pieces.

8. Roll out each pieces in a 4 inch circle.

9. Add 2 teaspoons of the filling in the middle of the dough and fold to make an half moon shape.

10. Seal the empanada by pressing the edges with a fork.

11. Deep fry until golden brown or bake in the oven at 375 ° F for 30 minutes.

If you don’t want to do the dough you can purchase frozen puff pastry dough at the grocery. It will not be a sweet crust but you can compensate by adding more raisins to the filling.

Enjoy!

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Empanada (empanadas) is originally a Latin savory stuffed pastry inherited by the Filipinos many years ago. To this date, the recipe remains extremely popular and can be found in any market. The fillings are homemade, yet easy to make. A variety of meat can be substituted in this recipe such as chicken or beef. The taste of the filling is almost similar to Menudo or Giniling. This Filipino dish can be either baked or deep fried.

Making empanada can be a little bit stressful especially the dough part. Remember the dough is not the same with making bread. If your dough consistency turns a little bit flaky, then it is fine. You can also add some sugar if you want sweet dough. The size of the wrapper is optional and depends on your preferences as well. If you had a hard time on your first attempt, leave us a message and were here to help you. Make your empanada today. Let us know the outcome.

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  • 1/2 kilo ground pork
  • 1 small carrot finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 2 small potatoes diced
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking oil

For dough:

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 stick cold butter (1/2 cup), slice in cubes
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 raw egg
  • 1/4 cup ice water
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For egg wash:

  • 1 fresh egg beaten
  • 1 tbsp. fresh milk
  • Servings: 5
  • Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Level: Advanced
  • Cuisine: Filipino, Spanish

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  • 1/2 kilo ground pork
  • 1 small carrot finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 2 small potatoes diced
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking oil

For dough:

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 stick cold butter (1/2 cup), slice in cubes
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 raw egg
  • 1/4 cup ice water
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For egg wash:

  • 1 fresh egg beaten
  • 1 tbsp. fresh milk
  • Servings: 5
  • Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Level: Advanced
  • Cuisine: Filipino, Spanish

Add to Recipe Box

Recipe Rating:

Filipino Empanada Recipe- The Flying Couponer (5) (5 / 5)

– See more at: http://cooknshare.com/recipe/filipino-empanada/#sthash.BgQ91f6V.dpuf

Empanada (empanadas) is originally a Latin savory stuffed pastry inherited by the Filipinos many years ago. To this date, the recipe remains extremely popular and can be found in any market. The fillings are homemade, yet easy to make. A variety of meat can be substituted in this recipe such as chicken or beef. The taste of the filling is almost similar to Menudo or Giniling. This Filipino dish can be either baked or deep fried.

Making empanada can be a little bit stressful especially the dough part. Remember the dough is not the same with making bread. If your dough consistency turns a little bit flaky, then it is fine. You can also add some sugar if you want sweet dough. The size of the wrapper is optional and depends on your preferences as well. If you had a hard time on your first attempt, leave us a message and were here to help you. Make your empanada today. Let us know the outcome.

– See more at: http://cooknshare.com/recipe/filipino-empanada/#sthash.BgQ91f6V.dpuf

Filipino Empanada Recipe- The Flying Couponer (2024)

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