The empanada Filipino recipe is made from chicken, with different vegetables like potatoes, green peas, carrots, and raisins.
The dough has a hint of sweetness to it.
Empanada is a Spanish word meaning meat pie. It is a turnover or a pasty filled with meat and vegetables, and deep-fried or baked.
The process is quite tedious, you need to boil the chicken separately before sauteing it to make the filling.
You need to make the pastry dough, then fill with the sauteed chicken, before frying or baking.
Empanada doughs can be soft with bread-like texture, or flaky and crunchy crust.