WATCH: How to Make Empanada Dough
Use this dough recipe when making your version of empanada at home.
Made with a shortcrust dough, chicken empanada is a tasty pastry. The basic dough recipe used to make this pastry is also incredibly versatile, as it can be stuffed with sweet or savory fillings. Use this empanada recipe when making your homemade empanada at home.
Prep time 15 minutes
Makes 6 pieces empanada
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup margarine
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
2 tablespoons cold water
In a bowl combine the flour, margarine and sugar and salt. Mix well. Add the egg and cold water and knead to form a dough. Chill before rolling out.