Easy Chicken Parmesan Empanadas
These delicious and easy chicken Parmesan empanadas are stuffed with traditional tomato sauce, chicken, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. A fun and kid-friendly recipe perfect for Back-to-School.
Servings: 10 empanadas
- 1 pack 10 discs empanada dough discs
- ½ cup Prego® Italian Sauce
- 2 cups rotisserie chicken shredded
- 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
- 1 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
- 2 cups vegetable oil for frying
Lay the empanada discs, a few at a time, on a flat surface over parchment paper.
Add about 1 teaspoon sauce to the center of each disc and layer with about 1 tablespoon chicken, mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.
Carefully fold the discs and using a fork press firmly around the edges to seal.
In a medium pot or large pan, heat oil over medium heat. Fry the empanadas on both sides until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes each side.
Rest in a paper towel to drain excess oil.
Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 463mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 216IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 1mg