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Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Empanadas

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Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Empanadas

Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Empanadas
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PREP TIME: 15min COOK TIME: 20min
Serves 8

Prep/Cook
PREP TIME: 15min COOK TIME: 20min
Serves
Serves 8

Ingredients Ingredients

Ingredients

1 cup (4 oz.) cheddar or jack cheese, shredded

1/4 cup barbecue sauce

4 tbsp. green onion, finely chopped

1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped

1 can (16.3 oz.) jumbo refrigerated biscuits

1 egg yolk, beaten with 1 teaspoon water

Non-stick cooking spray


Step 1

Step 1

Chop

Chop the chicken strips into 1-inch pieces and combine with shredded cheese, barbecue sauce, green onions, and chopped jalapeno pepper.

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Step 2

Step 2

Step 2

Crimp

On a lightly floured surface, roll out each biscuit into a 4 ½ -inch round. Brush the edges with egg wash. Dollop a heaping tablespoon of chicken mixture into the center of each biscuit. Fold in half and crimp with a folk to seal.

Step 3

Step 3

Air Fry

Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees for 3 minutes then spray the basket with non-stick cooking spray. Brush empanadas on both sides with egg wash and place in the basket in a single layer. Air fry 20 minutes or until empanadas are golden brown. Check every 5-7 minutes to ensure even browning and prevent burning. Let cool slightly before serving.

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Ta Da Ta Da

Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Empanadas

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