Empandas venezuelan style (chesse). Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until the meat is almost. Put the flour and the water in the same plate and mix like if you were making. These to-die-for Venezuelan Cheese and Ham Empanadas are filled with gooey cheese and savory ham.
Empanadas are individual Spanish turnovers most often filled with meat and vegetables. This fried empanada recipe, called empanadas fritas de queso, is filled only with melted cheese, and as empanadas go, they are quick and easy to make. Here is the thing: when you go to the beach in Venezuela you can find, along the way, multiple mini vendors on the side of the road (literally) selling empanada. You can have Empandas venezuelan style (chesse) using 6 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Empandas venezuelan style (chesse)
- Prepare 2 cup of corn flour (harina pan).
- It’s 1 cup of cold water.
- Prepare 1 of plastic bag.
- Prepare 2 tsp of sugar and salt each.
- It’s 4 cup of vegetable oil or similar.
- Prepare 1 box of gouda / cheddar / or any kind of chesse.
All kind of empanadas: cheese, chicken, beef, beans, cazon, etc. In my book going to the beach and not eating empanadas is unacceptable. Slowly add the flour, mixing quickly to avoid lumps. Knead until the ingredients are evenly combined.
Empandas venezuelan style (chesse) step by step
- Put the flour and the water in the same plate and mix like if you were making pizza.
- Add the salt and sugar and taste if you like add more or less.
- Cut the plastic bag on half and use it to put the masa flour in little balls then with the bag flatten the masa until it is flat from about 15cm Long. Try to do it the slimest as posible. about 5mm or less.
- Keep the masa on the plastic bag and put some cheese cut into pieces.
- Wrap with the bag and seals the edges.
- Put lot of oil in the pan at high power and put the empanadas about 10 minutes until they get the color of you wish.
- BE AWARE THEY KEEP HOT INSIDE FOR A LOT OF TIME.
These baked cheese empanadas are a healthier alternative to the traditional fried cheese empanadas known as empanadas de viento. I love empanadas and there are so many different types of empanada fillings. I have yet to try one that I didn't like, however one of my favorites is the most basic filling: cheese and onion. Toss the ham and cheese with the flour, garlic powder, and paprika. Stir in the egg and mix well.