Pastelitos are a fried puff pastry filled with sweet or savory fillings. The most common are beef, chicken, pork, shrimp, vegetables and cheese. Sweet versions based on guava paste and mango can be found as well. The reality is that you can customize your recipe to your taste.
“One theory states that slaves working in Spanish and Cuban sugar mills invented the dish, another states that pastelito was invented in Cuban households where the preparation was served essentially as an appetizer or as a side dish with main meals"(Pierola).
First, get all the necessary ingredients. Second, wash your hands. Third, get started.
Now, carefully chop all your ingredients. Then, add the chop ingredients to the middle of the dough and seal it.
Take a deep skillet and fill it more than half way of oil.Turn on the heat. Wait till the oil its hot but not till the smoke it’s coming out because it would be too hot. Then, carefully fry the pastelito.