Keto Buffalo Chicken Empanadas

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Keto Buffalo Chicken Empanadas

40 minutes
Calories 210kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 eggs (whisked)
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 2 cups chicken (whisked)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (whisked)
  • 1/3 cup hot sauce (whisked)


  • Prepare the oven and preheat it to 425°F.Mix the mozzarella and cream cheese in a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Place inside the microwave for a minute.
  • Remove then stir.
  • Afterwards, reheat for one more minute.
  • Remove again and stir to combine the mixture thoroughly.
  • Pour the beaten egg and add the almond flour in the cheese mixture.
  • Stir well.
  • Keep adding more almond flour as needed until the mixture does not stick to your fingers anymore.
  • Set aside for later.In a separate bowl, pour the buffalo sauce over the shredded chicken.
  • Mix thoroughly until the chicken is entirely covered in sauce.Lay some plastic wrap or parchment paper on a flat surface.
  • Dust with a little amount of almond flour so the dough will not stick.
  • Likewise, grease the rolling pin with some coconut oil.
  • Flatten the dough into ¼ inch thickness.
  • Prepare a round cookie cutter and cut circles on the dough.
  • You can also use a cup if a cookie cutter is unavailable.
  • Gather all the excess dough and roll it out once more.
  • Repeat the process until all the dough has been cut into circles.Spoon the chicken and place on one side of the circle.
  • Fold the other half over the filling.
  • To form the empanadas, press the edges of the dough firmly and stuff the fillings inside tightly.
  • Slightly roll the edges to ensure that the fillings will not spill.Arrange the empanadas on a cooking sheet greased with some oil.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven once the dough turns golden brown in color.
  • Transfer to a plate and top with some chopped chives if preferred.
  • Enjoy.


Calories: 210kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:57:40.

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