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Recipe Name: Pork Picadillo Empanadas Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/23/2014
Base: Appetizers Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 24

1 Tablespoon(s) Olive oil
1 12 oz. pork tenderloin, cut
into 1/3" pieces
1 Jalapeno chile pepper
2 Teaspoon(s) Ground cumin
1 1/2 Teaspoon(s) Ground cinnamon
1 Teaspoon(s) ground allspice
1/2 Cup(s) Golden raisins
1/4 Cup(s) Fresh lime juice
6 Tablespoon(s) Almonds, chopped & toasted
3 Tablespoon(s) Sour cream
1 1/2 Cup(s) Flour
1 Cup(s) Masa Harina
1 Teaspoon(s) Baking Powder
1 Teaspoon(s) Salt
1/2 Cup(s) Butter, melted & cooled
1/2 Cup(s) Plus 1 T. water
2 Eggs
For Filling: Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high
heat. Add pork, jalapeno, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon and allspice
to skillet and stir 3 minutes. Add raisins and lime juice; boil until
almost all liquid evaporates, about 1 minute. Remove from heat. Mix in
almonds and sour cream. Season with salt & pepper. Cool For Dough:
Butter 2 large baking sheets. Mix flour, Masa Harina, baking powder
and salt in a large bowl. Stir in melted butter. Whisk water and 1 egg
in a small bowl to blend. Add to flour mixture; knead in bowl until
smooth pliable dough forms, about 2 minutes. Working with half of the
dough at a time, roll out on a floured surface to 1/8" thickness.
Using 3 3/4" diameter biscuit cutter, cut out rounds. reroll scraps
and cut out additional rounds for a total of 12 rounds per dough half.
Whisk remaining egg in a small bowl to blend. Place 1 tablespoon
filling in center of each dough round. Lightly brush edges with egg.
Fold dough over, pressing edges with fork to seal. Place on prepared
baking sheets. Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover with plastic wrap;
chill. Preheat oven to 375. Brush empanadas with beaten egg. Bake
until light golden brown, about 25 minutes. Serve with salsa and sour
cream. Makes 24. Posted to EAT-L Digest 24 Aug 96 Recipe by: Bon
Appetit From: Laura Hunter <LHunter722@AOL.COM> Date: Sun, 25
Aug 1996 19:29:36 -0400

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 133
Calories From Fat: 66
Total Fat: 7.5g
Cholesterol: 31.9mg
Sodium: 171.9mg
Potassium: 100.4mg
Carbohydrates: 13.1g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 2g
Protein: 4g

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