Chicken and Rice Empanada

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 251.8
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.9 mg
  • Sodium: 433.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 19.0 g

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    Recipe makes 12 Empanada's
    2 Thin Sliced chicken breasts
    12 Goya Frozen Empanda Wrappers (they come in packs of 20)
    3/4 cup Basmati Rice
    2 Tomatillos
    1 cherry pepper
    Sriacha HOT Chill Sauce
    Adobo Seasoning


Boil Rice until cooked and season with Adobo Seasoning
While the rice is boiling begin boiling the tomatillos and the cherry pepper
defrost the empanada wrappers
pan fry the chicken breasts
strain out and mash the tomatillos when they have boiled
cut the chicken breasts into roughly 1 inch cubes
mix the chicken breast, tomatillo mush and the rice into a frying pan and cook together seasoning with adobo and sriacha.
place about 1 tbsp into the center of each empanada wrapper and fold over, seal empanda into a half circle and fold edge over it self
spray with cooking spray and bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes remove and enjoy

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HSMITH109928.

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