Picadillo Empanadas

Fried Picadillo Empanadas

Picadillo Empanadas
 
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Picadillo Empanadas are a very common Cuban dish. They can be found at any meal, but are usually eaten during lunch or as a snack.
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Recipe type: Appetizers & Tapas
Cuisine: Cuban
Serves: 10
Ingredients
  • ½ lb of Picadillo
  • 1 pack of 10 Empanada Dough Discos
  • 1 Egg, beaten
Instructions
Mise en place
  1. Make picadillo.
  2. Beat egg for egg wash.
Assemble
  1. Place 1 heaping tablespoon of Picadillo onto the middle of one empanada
  2. Brush inside edge of empanada dough with egg wash.
  3. Fold, seal, crimp edges with a fork and set on a plate.
Fry
  1. Heat oil to 360 degrees F.
  2. Cook empanadas for 4-6 minutes or until golden brown.
Notes
Inspired by the dish my Abuela Mima used to make often.

 

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Empanada ingredients

Empanada ingredients

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Folded Empanada

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