How to Cook Savory Plantain Empanadas

Great dish for an island feel

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How to Cook Savory Plantain Empanadas Recipe
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1
Chop very ripe plantains

Chop very ripe plantains

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Boil plantains in water with kosher salt

Boil plantains in water with kosher salt

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3
If applicable, defrost your chicken

If applicable, defrost your chicken

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Remove plantains from boiling water when the flesh extends beyond the skin and the skin is super tender

Remove plantains from boiling water when the flesh extends beyond the skin and the skin is super tender

5
Cut plantain in half, and remove the seed stem. Thereafter, remove the skin

Cut plantain in half, and remove the seed stem. Thereafter, remove the skin

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Season with salt (I prefer Lawry's) and mash. Set aside to cool (cover with aluminum foil

Season with salt (I prefer Lawry's) and mash. Set aside to cool (cover with aluminum foil

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Cube chicken

Cube chicken

8
Season chicken as you desire, but curry powder provides Caribbean flair

Season chicken as you desire, but curry powder provides Caribbean flair

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Add a bit of olive oil and Worcestershire sauce and stir well

Add a bit of olive oil and Worcestershire sauce and stir well

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Sautée chicken with oil (coconut is recommended)

Sautée chicken with oil (coconut is recommended)

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Chop olives and set aside

Chop olives and set aside

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Sautée chicken until cooked completely

Sautée chicken until cooked completely

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Whip eggs and pour into chicken while it is cooking

Whip eggs and pour into chicken while it is cooking

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Make patty of plantain mash and place small amount of chicken mixture in it. Cover with more plantain mash ...work into a ball. Place in greased baking sheet or pan.

Make patty of plantain mash and place small amount of chicken mixture in it. Cover with more plantain mash ...work into a ball. Place in greased baking sheet or pan.

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Brush empanadas with egg wash. Place pan in oven (preheated to 450).

Brush empanadas with egg wash. Place pan in oven (preheated to 450).

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Flip over when tops become brown, rub oil on tops (other side)

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Take out of oven and enjoy!

Take out of oven and enjoy!

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