In a medium pot render out the fat from the salt pork or low heat. Then raise to medium heat, add the sofrito and tomato paste and stir together. Add 2 1/2 cups of the water to the pot along with the adobo, sazon, and bacalao.
The remaining 1/2 cup of water stir in with the corn meal. Once the pot comes to a boil add the water and corn meal. Stir until everything starts to thicken. Cover, lower heat, and let cook for another 15-20 minutes.