Chicken Ropa Vieja Empanadas
Shredded chicken breast, mixed with tomatoes, onions, garlic, Manzanilla Olives, wrapped in an arepa flour empanada pastry.
Empanadas, empanadillas, and pastelitos. For centuries, these popular street cuisine have been enjoyed by countless patrons throughout Latin America and Spain. Consisting of a savory or sweet mixture, folded in pastry, deep fried or baked, empanadas continue to gain consumers’ appetites. With today’s ever-changing dining palettes, today’s consumers are requesting more unique and authentic flavor profiles. To offset these demands, Kabobs’ Chicken Ropa Vieja Empanadas provide your consumers with a Latin American inspired delicacy, with shredded chicken, slowly stewed in a savory tomato base of onions, garlic, and Manzanilla olives, wrapped in an arepa flour pastry.
Preparation versatility – Baked or Fried
Latin American inspired dish - Ropa Vieja
Arepa flour pastry, similar to Kabobs’ much praised K7159 Smoked Brisket Picadillo Empanada
Excellent as-is, or serve resting on top of a cilantro-avocado cream.
From frozen best if deep fried at 350ºF for 6-8 minutes, or if baking, brush with egg wash and bake in a 350ºF convection oven for 6-8 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165ºF as measured by use of a thermometer.
Ingredients: Dough: Bleached Enriched Flour [Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid], Water, Cream Cheese (Pasteurized Milk And Cream, Cheese Culture, Salt, Carob Bean Gum), Margarine (Palm Oil, Water, Soybean Oil, Salt, Mono- And Diglycerides, Artificial Flavor, Colored With Annatto, Calcium Disodium Edta (Preservative), Vitamin A Palmitate Added), Maseca Flour (White Corn Cooked With Lime, Water), Dry Eggs Product (Pasteurized Whole Eggs, Corn Syrup, Salt), Salt Filling: Chicken Breast Meat, Cheddar Cheese (Pasteurized Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes, Annatto (Vegetable Color), Potato Starch And Powdered Cellulose (To Prevent Caking), Natamycin (A Natural Mold Inhibitor)), Tomatoes (Tomatoes, Tomato Puree, Salt, And Citric Acid), Red Bell Peppers, Green Bell Peppers, Half And Half (Milk, Cream, Disodium Phosphate), Jalapeno Peppers (Jalapeno Peppers, Water, Vinegar, Salt And Calcium Chloride), Spices, Modified Food Starch, Dehydrated Onions, Salt, Chicken Base (Roasted Chicken, Salt, Sugar, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Chicken Fat, Onion Powder, Disodium Inosinate, Disodium Guanylate, Extractive Of Turmeric, Spice Extractive), Soybean Oil, Bleached Enriched Flour (Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid)