We took the classic Empanada and put Ceylon Cinnamon powder in the pastry itself. Rolled it into the dough and stuffed it with a Chicken, Mushrooms and onion mixture. The trick to making a good Empanada of course is the filling.
You can make your own filling mixture to suit your taste preferences. However try it with Ceylon Cinnamon in the dough. We avoided butter to get away from dairy products and used coconut oil instead and it works just as well. This is one healthy snack perfect for breakfast too.
Prep Time - 60 minutes
Cook Time - 15-20 minutes
Yield - 12 pieces
• 2 Cups flour
• 1 tbsp. Ceylon Cinnamon Powder
• 1 tsp. salt
• 6 tbsp. of vegetable Oil
• 2/3-3/4 cups ice water
• 1 chopped onion • 1 tbsp. cooking oil
• 1 cup finely chopped mushroom
• 1 cup cooked and crushed chicken
• 1 tbsp. crushed garlic
• 1 tsp fresh pepper
• 1 /2 tsp Paprika
• 1 egg to brush pastries before baking
3 1/2" cutter or use a glass turned upset down to cut the dough.
TO MAKE DOUGH