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BBQ Chicken Empanadas


BBQ Chicken Empanadas

BBQ Chicken Empanadas

PREP TIME: 15min COOK TIME: 20min
Serves 8

PREP TIME: 15min COOK TIME: 20min
Serves 8

  • 260
  • 14g
  • 820mg
  • 4.5g
    Sat. Fat
  • 6g
  • nutritional information


1 pkg.

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 (16.3 oz.) can jumbo refrigerated biscuits

1 egg yolk, beaten with 1 teaspoon water

Step 1


Preheat oven to 375°F. Chop the chicken strips into 1-inch pieces.

Step 2


In a bowl, combine the chopped chicken, shredded cheese, barbecue sauce, green onions and chopped jalapeño pepper.

Step 3


On a lightly floured surface, roll out each biscuit into a 4½ -inch round. Brush the edges of the biscuit with the egg wash mixture. Dollop a heaping tablespoon of chicken mixture into the center of the biscuit round. Fold half of the dough over the filling, creating a half-moon shape. Use a fork to crimp and seal the edges of the biscuit. Place the empanadas on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with the remaining egg mixture.

Step 4

Bake & Serve

Bake for 17 to 20 minutes until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool slightly before serving.

tip TIP

TIP: To keep food safe, never defrost your food at room temperature. To defrost food in the refrigerator, allow about 5 hours per pound or overnight. You can also defrost in the microwave on the defrost setting.

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BBQ Chicken Empanadas

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