Baked Chicken Empanadas (01:27)

Flaky, crispy, cheesy and nostalgic, these baked empanadas are a delicious way to use up leftover cooked chicken and connect to your roots. See the full recipe for this traditional Latin American meal Find more recipes @ Empanadas are baked or fried pastry filled with meats, cheeses, vegetables, fruits and other ingredients. They are found across Latin America and around the world. This recipe is baked for a lighter and flakier crust. Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 1 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Lowfat 2% Milk, warmed, divided 1 large egg white lightly beaten with 1 tablespoon water 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 cup cooked, chopped boneless, skinless chicken breast (about 1 small breast) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or herb of your choice 1 teaspoon MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded 4 cheese Mexican cheese blend or any shredded cheese #chicken #empanadas #recetas