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It's National Empanada Day!
Enjoy this delicious empanada recipe with a special ingredient, shrimp.
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Ingredients

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely chopped
1 small potato, diced
1 small carrot, diced
1 tablespoon jalapeño, diced
2 tablespoons tomato sauce
1/2 cup green peas, frozen
1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
1/2 cup green bell pepper, diced
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup shrimp, diced
1 teaspoon ground curry
1 cup heavy cream
1-14 ounce package dumpling or wonton wrappers
Oil for frying

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Step 1

Chop all ingredients.

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Step 2

In a large deep skillet, heat olive oil, add onions and sauté for about 5 minutes.

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Step 3

Then add garlic and ginger and sauté for an additional minute. Add potato, carrot, jalapeño and tomato sauce.

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Step 4

Season with salt and curry powder and continue to stir for a couple of minutes.

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Step 5

Add shrimp, peas and heavy cream and simmer for 10 minutes or until potatoes and carrots are tender. If cream begins to dry out, add chicken stock 1/4 cup at a time.

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Step 6

Scoop out vegetable and shrimp mixture and place in another bowl to let cool (leaving some of the curry sauce for dipping).

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Step 7

Heat oil in a medium sauce pan. On a work surface, place about 1 teaspoon of veggie and shrimp in the middle of the wrappers.

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Step 8

Wet edges of wrapper with water and seal. Press with edge of fork.

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Step 9

Serve immediately with curry dipping sauce.

It's National Empanada Day!

Enjoy this delicious empanada recipe with a special ingredient, shrimp.

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