Choriqueso Empanadas

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Michael Ojeda: "Amazing! I've made these countless times and ever…" Read More
10Ingredients
70Minutes
160Calories

Ingredients

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  • 24 empanada (discs for frying or baking, store-bought or homemade)
  • 1 tablespoon butter oil
  • 1/2 white onion (finely diced – about 1 cup)
  • 1 pound chorizo (Mexican style fresh, pork or beef based on your preference)
  • 1 tablespoon achiote (ground, optional)
  • 3 cups mozzarella (grated, oaxaca or monterrey jack cheese)
  • 1 cup queso fresco (crumbled)
  • jalapeno (Optional:, slices)
  • 1 egg yolk (+ 1 tablespoon water whisked together to use as egg wash to brush on empanadas)
  • sauce (Avocado)
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    160Calories
    Sodium15% DV360mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein16% DV8g
    Carbs1% DV2g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories160Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol40mg13%
    Sodium360mg15%
    Potassium120mg3%
    Protein8g16%
    Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate2g1%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars<1g2%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C4%
    Calcium8%
    Iron4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(2)

    Michael Ojeda 2 years ago
    Amazing! I've made these countless times and every time they are devoured instantly.
    Dominique Mikell 2 years ago
    Worked out really well. I used the author’s recipe for the dough as and the result was crispy buttery deliciousness filled with melty flavor packed filling. I would make these again in a heartbeat.

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