Air Fried Goya Chicken Empanadas

Empanadas originated in Spain and were brought to Latin America by Spanish colonizers. The word ’empanada’ comes from the Spanish verb ’empanar’, which means ‘to wrap in bread’. Empanadas are a popular dish in many Latin American countries, with variations in fillings and cooking methods. This recipe uses Goya chicken empanadas, a popular brand of frozen empanadas that can be found in most grocery stores.

Air Fried Goya Chicken Empanadas

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: AppetizerCuisine: Latin American
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A quick and easy way to enjoy crispy and delicious Goya chicken empanadas without the added oil from traditional frying methods.


  • 1 package of frozen Goya chicken empanadas


  • Preheat your air fryer to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Place the frozen Goya chicken empanadas in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the empanadas are golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove from the air fryer and let cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • Enjoy your deliciously air fried Goya chicken empanadas!


  • Make sure to preheat your air fryer before cooking for best results.
  • You may need to adjust cooking time depending on the size and brand of your air fryer.
  • Serve with your favorite dipping sauce for added flavor.
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