Philippines Empanadas Filling

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This is a very tasty appetizer or part of an Oriental meal. It takes a little time to make but well worth it. You will need a dumpling dough recipe to go with this recipe and instructions how to cook the dumplings. Use your own recipe or go to "Bergy Dim Sum #5

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  • add   3 cloves garlic
  • add   2 tablespoons gherkins
  • add   steamed dumpling dough (Bergy Dim Sum #5, you may have to increase this recipe slightly)
  • add   4 ounces chopped raw chicken
  • add   1 medium onion
  • add   1 teaspoon lard or oil
  • add   3 slices bacon
  • add   2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • add   3 hard-boiled eggs
  • add   salt & pepper
  • add   8 ounces Chinese sausage


  1. Fry the bacon until the fat runs.
  2. Remove from pan and add the lard (oil) and fry the garlic and onion until soft and golden Add sausage and bacon, partially cook.
  3. Add Salt& pepper, tomatoe sauce, stir well.
  4. Lower heat cover and cook 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in the hard boiled eggs and gherkins.
  6. Allow to cool before filling dumplings.
  7. Follow instructions for Dim Sum#5 to finish this recipe.