Chicken Mole Empanadas

Creative Meals

A Recipe by El Popular

Keep your eye on the pies. What could possibly be better than pie? Small pies, of course! Empanadas are little hand sized pies that can be filled with just about anything. Almost every culture on Earth has their own version of an empanada and this recipe will teach you how to make one of our favorites, Chicken Mole Empanadas.

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins

  • Cook Time: 20 mins

  • Makes: 12 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar El Popular Mole Paste 8oz. or Powder 4oz.

  • 2-4 cups of chicken broth

  • 2 cups shredded chicken

  • 1 cup corn (unfrozen)

  • 1 package pre-made puff pastry

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tbsp water

Directions

  • To prepare the Mole sauce, see the “Mole 101” box below.

  • Unfold the puff pastry and cut each sheet into 6 squares or circles.

  • Mix mole with the shredded chicken and corn.

  • Place about a tablespoon of the chicken mole mixture in the middle of the puff pastry circle.

  • Fold pastry over and crimp the edges shut.

  • Brush with an egg wash.

  • Bake for 20 mins.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

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