Los Danzantes Empanadas

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in

Mighty Spice Express Cookbook

Mighty Spice Express Cookbook

By John Gregory-Smith

Published 2013

  • About

Traditionally, empanadas are deep-fried Mexican snacks that look like little Cornish pasties. They are crunchy and delicious, but quite time-consuming to make. These empanadas are an express version. I use a soft flour tortilla for the shell, stuff it with prawns, mozzarella, smoky sun-dried tomatoes, chilli, spring onions and coriander, then pan-fry it to get a crispy outside and an oozing filling. As they take only 10 minutes to make, I am sure you’ll forgive me for not bein