Monday, April 2, 2012

Vigan Empanada

This is the authentic one and it is similar to Jumbo Chicken Empanada.
 It's perfect for merienda.

  • 1 ½ cup Mochiko Rice flour
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 tbsp. Oil
  • Orange food coloring (optional)
  • 1 pc Green UN-Ripe papaya (grated)
  • 4pcs. Longganisa Sausage chopped (remove from its casing)
  • 1pc. Garlic
  • 6pcs. Eggs
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking for deep frying

  1. Mix ingredients in a bowl and knead dough lightly.
  2. Take about a 2-3 tablespoon of dough and flatten with rolling pin.
  3. Set aside while you make your filling. Before you make your filling preheat your deep fryer by adding the cooking oil and set aside.
  1. In another skillet pan sauté garlic and onions in oil. Add longganisa sausage and season with salt and pepper to desired. When sausage is cooked put in a bowl and mix it a little to cool it down. Wait 2-3 minutes and mix in grated papaya.
  2. Spoon out 2-3 tablespoon of filling to flattened dough and crack a pieces of fresh egg. Seal the sides and deep fry in the preheated deep fryer.
  3. Place Empanadas in a plate topped with plenty of paper towels to blot oil. Serve in another clean platter and with sweet chili dip or garlic vinegar on the side.

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