Chicken Empanadas

Total Time
25 mins
13 mins

Tired of sandwiches for lunch? Try these little pies instead. They freeze well and pack in lunch sacks well. Make them smaller for appetizers.

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  1. Mix together first 8 ingredients, and refrigerate until ready to assemble empanadas.
  2. On a floured surface, roll out pie shells and cut into 4-inch circles (use all the pie dough by re-rolling scraps).
  3. Place approximately 2 tablespoons of chicken mixture in center of dough circles.
  4. Fold each circle in half and crimp edges with a fork.
  5. Place on a baking sheet and brush tops with egg yolks.
  6. Sprinkle top with mixed salt and chili powder.
  7. Bake 12-13 minutes at 400F degrees.
  8. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  9. Freezes well.