Shrimp Empanadas With Garlic-jalapeno Dipping Sauc... Recipe

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  1. Empanadas:
  2. Mix the dry ingredients. Cut in lard until mixture resembles coarse meal. Whisk egg and chicken broth. Mix broth and egg into the flour mixture and knead until dough forms. Cover and refridgerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Lighly flour surface and roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick (or to desired thickness). Cut into about 5 circles. Place about 4 shrimp in center and a tablespoon of cojita cheese. Fold dough over to make a filled half circle and use a fork to press the edges together. Refridgerate empanadas for 3 hours.
  4. Fry in 350 degree oil for 6-7 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. For Sauce:
  6. Place everything in blender and blend until smooth and transfer to a bowl for serving.
  7. Note:
  8. You may bake them in the oven on 350 degrees for about 30 minutes flipping once. Cook until golden brown.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 3756.13 Kcal (15726 kJ)
Calories from fat 1717.23 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 190.8g 294%
Cholesterol 253.71mg 85%
Sodium 8627.82mg 359%
Potassium 407.79mg 9%
Total Carbs 391.54g 131%
Sugars 49.68g 199%
Dietary Fiber 38.08g 152%
Protein 128.91g 258%
Vitamin C 15.3mg 26%
Vitamin A 3.1mg 103%
Iron 16.3mg 91%
Calcium 1590.5mg 159%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 596.51 Kcal (2497 kJ)
Calories from fat 272.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30.3g 294%
Cholesterol 40.29mg 85%
Sodium 1370.17mg 359%
Potassium 64.76mg 9%
Total Carbs 62.18g 131%
Sugars 7.89g 199%
Dietary Fiber 6.05g 152%
Protein 20.47g 258%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 26%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 103%
Iron 2.6mg 91%
Calcium 252.6mg 159%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 90.2
  • 100

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • high fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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