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These Spanish empanadas are little hot pockets of delicious!


  • 2.25 Cups of flour
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 3 Tsp. of lard
  • 1/5 Cup of warm water
  • 5 Tsp. of olive oil
  • 1 Onion, minced
  • 1/2 pound of ground beef
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • 1 Tsp. of chili powder
  • 1 Tsp. of cumin
  • 2 Garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 Can of diced tomatoes


  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, beaten egg, lard, warm water, and olive oil, and mix thoroughly. 
  2. In a hot pan, pour a little olive oil and sautée the onions, until tender. Add the ground beef, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, garlic and diced tomatoes. Cook until beef is no longer pink, and the flavors have incorporated well. 
  3. Roll out the empanada dough, and cut out circles with a ramekin. 
  4. Cover a baking tray with a piece of parchment paper, and place the dough circles on top. 
  5. Fill with meat mixture, fold in half and press with the edge of a fork. Brush with egg yolk to glaze.
  6. Cook at 350°F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden.
  7. Remove from oven... and enjoy!

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  • 8 Fresh Chicken Legs, uniform sized if possible
  • 1 pkg. Chicken Fry Mix
  • 1 Egg beaten with 1/4 cup milk
  • Marinade:
  • 1 Cup Buttermilk (or 1 cup milk with 2 TB vinegar at room temp. for 30 minutes)
  • 1/4 Cup Hot Sauce
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Black Ground Pepper
  • - Mix the marinade mix in a bowl, pour over prepared chicken legs and refrigerate 30 minutes
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  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 3 onions
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 dose of cognac
  • cornstarch
  • hot water
  • chives
  • pepper salt
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  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 1 lb peas
  • 1 large onion
  • generous 3/4 cup white wine
  • generous 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • generous 3/4 cup chicken broth
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put chicken in milk then flour and milk again and finally bread crumbs with seasoning

  • 4-6 chicken legs
  • milk
  • flour
  • bread crumbs seasoned with memphis bbq seasoning
  • 1/2 a stick meleted butter
2.6/5 (5 Votes)

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