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filipino pork empanadas

Filipino Pork Empanadas

FiliVino
Filipino Pork Empanadas ready to have as a meal, a side, or just a quick snack
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 30
Calories 147 kcal

Ingredients
  

]Filling

  • ¼ lb Pork Ground
  • 2 Potatoes Medium Sized
  • ½ Carrot
  • ½ Celery Stalk
  • ¼ Onion
  • Garlic Powder
  • 1 Raisins Handful

Crust

  • 4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 Sticks Butter
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • Cup White Sugar
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • ½ Cup Water

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees

FIlling

  • Dice potatoes, carrots, celery, and onions
  • Sautee vegetables until softened
  • Add ground pork and cook until browned
  • Season with garlic powder and add raisins
  • Drain mixture in a collander and allow to cool completely

Crust

  • Combine flour, sugar in salt in a bowl
  • Cut butter into flour until you get pea-sized crumbles
  • Gradually add water, mixing with a fork until the dough comes together
  • Knead until smooth, 5 - 10 minutes
  • Divide into 30 equal sized pieces
  • Roll each piece into a circle approximately 4" - 6"
  • Fill each circle with approximately 1/4 cup of pork filling
  • Close empanada and prick the top 3-4 times with a fork
  • Using a dough or pizza cutter, trim the edges to an even rounded cut
  • Using your fingers, seal the edges of the dough and roll the edges slightly
  • Using a fork, crimp the edges all the way around the sealed side
  • Brush with egg yolk
  • Place empanandas on a baking sheet in the pre-heated oven until golden brown, about 25 minutes.
Keyword empanada