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Shredded Chicken Empanadas with Cheese


Experience a delicious burst of flavor when you try Shredded Chicken Empanadas with Cheese. Simply combine shredded cooked chicken, Mexican-style cheese, chipotle aioli and fresh cilantro for the delicious empanada filling.

What You Need

Shredded Chicken Empanadas with Cheese


  1. Heat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Combine first 4 ingredients. Whisk egg and water until blended.
  3. Unroll 1 pie crust on lightly floured surface; roll out to 12-inch diameter with rolling pin. Cut into 8 (4-inch) rounds with biscuit cutter, rerolling scraps as necessary; place in single layer on parchment-covered baking sheet. Repeat with remaining pie crust.
  4. Spoon 2 Tbsp. chicken mixture onto center of each dough round; brush edge with egg. Fold in half. Gently press tops to remove excess air; seal edges with fork. Brush with remaining egg. Sprinkle with chili powder.
  5. Bake 15 min. or until golden brown.
Cooking time (duration)

40 Min(s) 25 Min(s) Prep 15 Min(s) Cook

Number of servings (yield)

16 servings




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Serving Suggestion

Serve with a mixed green salad tossed your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.

How to Cut Circles Without a Biscuit Cutter

If you don't have a 4-inch biscuit cutter, use a 4-inch diameter glass to cut out the rounds of dough.

Special Extra

Serve with guacamole, TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa, and BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream.

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