Buffalo Chicken Empanadas with Blue Cheese Dip

Buffalo Chicken Empanadas with Blue Cheese Dip
Buffalo Chicken Empanadas with Blue Cheese Dip

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Add these inventive and spicy Buffalo Chicken Empanadas with Blue Cheese Dip to your menu. Easily prepare them with shredded chicken, GOYA® Hot Sauce and a delicious combination of chopped scallions, shredded cheddar cheese, minced garlic, and other tasty ingredients that are wrapped in convenient and practical GOYA® Empanada Dough-Criollas for Baking and Frying. Once they're baked, serve them with a rich blue cheese sauce. Delicious!

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For the Empanadas:

1 tbsp.


2 tsp.

GOYA® Minced Garlic

1 bottle (6 oz.)

GOYA® Hot Sauce

1 envelope

Sazón GOYA® without Annatto

4 cups

shredded cooked chicken

8 oz.

cream cheese, softened

¾ cup

shredded cheddar cheese

1 tbsp.

green onions, chopped

2 packages

GOYA® Empanada Dough-Criollas for Baking and Frying, thawed


egg, beaten

For the Blue Cheese Dip:

½ cup

sour cream

¼ cup

GOYA® Mayonnaise

1 cup

blue cheese crumble

1 tbsp.

GOYA® Lemon Juice

GOYA® Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper, to taste


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Step 1

In a medium sauce pot over medium high heat melt butter and cook garlic until fragrant about 3 min. add hot sauce and Sazón heat through for another two minutes. Reduce heat to low.

Step 2

In the same pot add chicken and cover with sauce. Add the cream cheese, cheddar and green onion and stir to combine. Remove from heat and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 min. or until ready to use.

Step 3

Heat oven to 375˚F. Place dough round on work surface. Using heaping tablespoon measure, spoon meat mixture onto center of dough round. Using pastry brush, paint edges of dough with egg wash. Fold dough into half-moon shape; gently press down edges and twist down to seal. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

Step 4

Divide empanadas among baking sheets, leaving 1½” space between each empanada. Brush tops of empanadas with remaining egg wash. Cook until pastries puff, turn golden brown and filling is hot, about 20 minutes.

Step 5

While empanadas are baking in a bowl combine sour cream, mayonnaise, blue cheese, lemon juice and Adobo. Chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.

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