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How to cook Filipino Adobo Squid (Pusit)
- 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
- 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.
The Filipino Adobo Squid (Pusit) is a very affordable dish. This recipe is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.
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
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed
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