Cuban Chicken & Ham Baked Empanadas

Cuban Chicken & Ham Baked Empanadas

“For this specific recipe, think Cuban sandwich but in an empanada and using chicken instead of roasted pork. I really loved it. The pickles really keep you coming back for more. Hope you enjoy!” – Sylvia, Reel Flavor

     

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Cuban Chicken & Ham Baked Empanadas
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
“For this specific recipe, think Cuban sandwich but in an empanada and using chicken instead of roasted pork. I really loved it. The pickles really keep you coming back for more. Hope you enjoy!” – Sylvia, Reel Flavor
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Servings: 4
Ingredients
Crust:
  • 1 box Chebe Pizza Crust mix
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 cup shredded cheese optional
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 Tbsp milk, milk substitute or water
Filling:
  • 1 chicken breast diced into small cubes
  • salt pepper & garlic powder (seasoning on chicken)
  • 1/2 cup deli ham diced
  • 2 Tbsp mayo
  • 1 Tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1/4 cup dill pickles diced
  • 1/2 cup diced or shredded Swiss cheese
  • Cooking spray
  • Olive oil for brushing empanadas
  • 1 Tbsp oil for cooking chicken
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF 

  2. Prepare pizza dough according to instructions on Chebe box. When smooth and well blended, separate into 4 equal pieces.

  3. Dice the chicken breast, season and sauté in oil until cooked through

  4. Meanwhile, chop up deli ham, pickles and Swiss cheese
  5. Combine chicken, ham, mayo, mustard, pickles and cheese in a bowl
  6. Roll out dough into rounds about 1/8" thick, add filling and fold dough over it to make half-moon shapes. Seal the edges of the dough using a dough press or fork. Be careful not to let the filling or its liquid get between the sealed dough.

  7. Spray baking sheet and transfer empanadas over. Brush them with a bit of olive oil.

  8. Bake for about 20 minutes or until browned. (Ovens vary. Check after 15 minutes.)

Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy of Reel Flavor.

 

This recipe works great with Chēbē Pizza Crust Mix, but you may also try it with these Chēbē mixes:

   

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Cuban Chicken & Ham Baked Empanadas

Cuban Chicken & Ham Baked Empanadas

“For this specific recipe, think Cuban sandwich but in an empanada and using chicken instead of roasted pork. I really loved it. The pickles really keep you coming back for more. Hope you enjoy!” – Sylvia, Reel Flavor

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