Honey Lime Chicken Empanadas

Honey Lime Chicken Empanadas

Course Dinner, Main Course
Prep Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 45 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 312kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pound cooked chicken finely diced
  • 1 3/4 cups self rising flour
  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 6 Tablespoons reduced-fat shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together honey, lime juice, chili powder and garlic powder. Add chicken to marinade, cover and refrigerate for 4 hours (or overnight).
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a mixing bowl or stand mixer, combine self rising flour and Greek yogurt until a thick dough forms. Divide dough into 6 equal pieces (approximately 3.3 ounces each) and roll out onto a lightly floured surface until 6-8 inches in diameter.
  • Divide chicken evenly between dough (approximately 3.5 ounces each) and top each with 1 Tablespoon of cheese.
  • Fold dough over the top to form a half circle, press edges shut with your hand then use a fork to crimp and secure the edges of each empanada.
  • Place empanadas on a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray, then whisk egg and brush on the top and sides of each empanada. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.

Notes

MFP: MFF Honey Lime Chicken Empanadas

Nutrition

Serving: 1 empanada | Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 43.6g | Protein: 26.9g | Fat: 3.3g