Filipino Adobo Squid (Pusit) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 2 - 3

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/8 pounds (500 g) small fresh squid (pusit)
  • 1/2 cup native vinegar
  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon vet-sin (monosodium glutamate), optional
How to cook Filipino Adobo Squid (Pusit):
  • Wash the squid very well. Remove the long thin membrane in the head and slit the eyes to bring out the ink.
  • Place the squid in a saucepan with vinegar, 6 cloves garlic crushed, salt and pepper. Cover and cook slowly until the squid are tender. Cut cooked squids into 1/2 inch slices crosswise.
  • Crush remaining garlic and saute in a little lard in another pan. Add the onion and tomatoes and cook until tomatoes are very soft.
  • Add the squid and the liquid in which the squid were boiled. Simmer for 7 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and vet-sin.

Notes:

The Filipino Adobo Squid (Pusit) is a very affordable dish. This recipe is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.

Comments:

Adobo (a Filipino dish cooked in vinegar and soy sauce) is a Filipino food favorite. May the recipe be done with pork, chicken or a combination of both. It could be also good with beef or fish. There are lots of variations in cooking adobo recipe.
Kining sud-ana makasingot sa ka lami. (This kind of food will make you sweat with its good taste).

This recipe for Filipino Adobo Squid (Pusit) serves/makes: 2 - 3

The Filipino Adobo Squid (Pusit) recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Squid/Cuttlefish (more Squid/Cuttlefish recipes)
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Cuisine: Filipino (more Filipino recipes)

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