1 lb. ground beef or chicken
1/2 cup raisins(optional)
1/2 cup green peas
1 small yellow onion, minced
1/2 cup beef broth
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon granulated white sugar
2 tablespoons cooking oil
3 cups All purpose flour
1 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into 8 parts
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons granulated white sugar
6 tablespoons ice cold water
3 cups cooking oil (for frying)
1. Flatten the dough ball by gently pressing the center with your hand against a clean flour-dusted flat surface. Use a rolling pin to
2. spread the dough and make a flat circle about 4 to 5 inches in diameter.
3.Place about 4 to 5 tablespoons of filling in the middle of the dough. Lock the edges by folding on the edges.
3. Heat about 2 to 3 cups of oil in a cooking pot. Deep fry the empanadas for about 3 to 5 minutes or until the color turns golden brown.