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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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (521g)|
|Recipe Makes: 5|
|Calories from Fat: 3343 (99%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 371.4g||495 %|
|Saturated Fat 66.3g||332 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 173.3g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 111.7g|
|Cholesterol 63.6mg||20 %|
|Sodium 1092.6mg||38 %|
|Potassium 321.8mg||8 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 6g||2 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2.3g||9 %|
|Sugars, other 3.7g|
|Protein 16.5g||24 %|
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Calories per serving: 3374
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