Seafood Empanadas


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Serves 20
Prep Time
20 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes

Snack on a savory empanada on-the-go or with the whole family. Delicioso!


•1 roasted pepper, cut into strips
•16 ounces prepared seafood stuffing, from frozen section of grocer
•1/4 cup red pepper, diced
•1/4 cup celery, diced
•1/4 - 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
•20 pieces prepared empanada wrappers, from frozen section of grocer (you may substitute wonton wrappers)
•Avocado, mashed or pureed in blender

Cilantro oil:
•1/2 cup vegetable oil
•1/4 cup cilantro


1. Preheat Oster® Deep Fryer.
2. Mix together first 4 ingredients. Add enough bread crumbs so that the mixture binds together.
3. Lay out empanada wrappers and brush with water.
4. Place 1 tablespoon of seafood mixture in center of wrapper. Fold wrapper over to make half-circle shape.
5. Brush outside of wrapper with water. With a fork, press edges of wrapper together. Continue until all wrappers are filled.
6. Place empanadas in preheated Oster® Deep Fryer and cook until golden brown.
7. Serve with mashed avocado and drizzle with cilantro oil.

Cilantro oil:
1. Put into Oster® food processor 1/2 cup vegetable oil and 1/4 cup cilantro.
2. Whirl in food processor for a few seconds.
3. Pour mixture through strainer.

Sunbeam Products, Inc. d/b/a Jarden Consumer Solutions has not tested these recipes and is not responsible for the outcome of any recipe. You may not achieve the results desired due to variations in ingredients, cooking temperatures, cooking times, typos, errors, omissions, or individual cooking abilities. Please always use your best judgment when cooking with raw ingredients such as eggs, chicken or fish.