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Shrimp Empenadas

Servings: 2
Calories: 154kcal


  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 200 grams jumbo shrimps chopped
  • cilantro chopped
  • chili powder
  • tomatoes chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • empanada wrappers
  • 1 lime juice


  • In a large saute pan on medium high heat, saute the onions in olive oil until translucent.
  • Add the tomatoes, cilantro, chili powder and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Lower heat and add the chopped shrimp. Simmer for 2 minutes until the shrimp are cooked through.
  • Remove from the heat and chill.
  • Season with salt, pepper and lime juice.
  • Lay out the empanada wrappers on a clean surface and lightly wet the dough edges. Place the cooled filling in the center of each piece of wrappers.
  • Fold the wrappers over and close the sides pressing them together with a fork.
  • Deep fry in 350 degrees oil until golden brown.
  • Serve warm!



Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 126mg | Sodium: 568mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 197IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg