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Ready in 30 minutes

Puerto Rican Style Empanadas


1 pound Hamburger or Chicken
1 package Frozen Goya Flour Empanada Discs
8 cups Peanut oil
1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper; to taste
6 cloves Garlic; can use jarred garlic
1 jar Sofrito
1 jar Green Olives
1 package Sazon with achiote
1 package Culantro Leaf
1 large Onion; cubed

Original recipe makes 5



Precut green olives as desired. Cut onions in tiny pieces. Cut 1 leaf of Culantro into tiny pieces. Cook meat and drain excess oils. Add salt, pepper and garlic to taste; add 1/2 jar of Sofrito and 1 envelope Sazon. Mix well and simmer for 5 minites. Set aside to cool.

Preparing the empanadas -- Take a disc in your hand; set on your palm and use a tablespoon to place meat in the middle. It's okay to be generous when filling empanadas. Fold over, place on table; then use a fork to close the edges by pressing fork down to seal. Hint: May need to damped the edges of empanada disc to ensure seal is tight. Once all are done, deep fry until golden brown. You can fry 2-3 empanada at the same time.



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They also can be baked can you post a different pic of the pastelitos.
Monica00624 2y ago

Excellent. [I posted this recipe.]
sally@siptel-com.com 7y ago

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