Oven empanadas with shrimp and cheese (chilean recipe)

These oven empanadas with shrimp and cheese are the most delicious, and are typical from my country. Chile, we adore empanadas I hope you enjoy this recipe.. This recipe is from my blog.

Photo by Gloria B.

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

50

minutes

SERVINGS

12

servings

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

50

minutes

SERVINGS

12

servings

Ingredients

  • Dough (12 empanadas)

  • 1 kg. plain flour

  • 250 grs. butter or margarine

  • 2 tablespoon of baking powder

  • 2 cups of hot milk

  • 1 tablespoon of salt

  • 1 egg yolk to brush the empanadas

  • Filling

  • 300 grs. shrimps

  • 200 grs. of mozarella cheese

  • microwave white sauce

  • 50 grs. grated parmesan cheese

Directions

Make the filling Make a medium white sauce, as following: Microwaves White sauce 1 cup of whole milk 1 spoonful of butter 1 spoonful and half of flour salt and pepper In a pitcher pyrex place the butter by 30 seg. in high (100%), add the flour and mix well as a cream, Incorporated the milk stirring well, add the salt and pepper(remember we will add cheese) Cook by 3 minutes in 50% until be thicken. Add the grated cheese, the mozarella and the shrimps stir well and heat at microwaves by 1 minute at 100%. Stir and place by 1 minute more at microwaves to 100%.until the cheese is dissolved. Let chill by a while. . For the empanadas you can make use a shape like the picture or a cut roll to make them. The dough Method Join the flour , salt and baking powder,and add the butter or margarine, making crumbles. Add the hot milk slowly and made the dough, wrap in a kitchen towel and set aside by 30 minutes. Make a roll with dough and cut in 12 pieces . With a roll pin extend the dough and with a plate or a shape, make the empanadas. Filling with the seafood and cheese mix.(about one tablespoon by empanada) And double the borders. Brush the borders with white egg to seal the edges . Reserve the empanadas in a oven tray. Brush the empanadas with a mix of yolk and water. Preheat the oven about 180° C and bake the empanadas about 25 a 30 minutes or when are little brown and golden. Serve wam.

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