Ginataang Pusit or Squid cooked in coconut milk is a quick, easy, and delicious Filipino dish that I love to eat with warm rice. As I’ve d mentioned, this is quick and easy because it takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and the steps are simple and straightforward. Many people like this dish spicy […]
Rellenong Pusit literally translates to Stuffed Squid: “relleno” is the Spanish word for stuffed. This recipe calls for large squids to be stuffed with cooked ground pork.It has been part of our culinary culture to create dishes with stuffings. Some of the famous stuffed dishes that I personally adore are Rellenong Bangus, Chicken Galantina, and […]
Adobong Pusit is a tasty squid dish cooked using the popular Filipino adobo method. Squid is first boiled in soy sauce and vinegar then later sautéed in garlic, onions and tomatoes; this brings in an awesome array of flavors that will surely activate your taste buds.
Technically, any squid will do for this recipe. However, small to medium sized squids are highly recommended because they are more flavorful compared to the large ones. It is hard to find fresh medium squids here in Illinois: this was the reason why I waited until I got to the Philippines to shoot this Adobong Pusit video. It was quite a short vacation but I made sure to make the most out of the short time that I got.
I like this dish because of its rich flavor – it also brings-in a sense of nostalgia which reminds me of the good times that I had when I was still home.
Since this is a squid dish, make sure that you don’t cook the squid longer than the indicated time to preserve the tender texture. If in case the texture of the squid becomes rubbery due to over cooking, try cooking it some more. You see – there are two ways to ensure that the squid that you are cooking is tender: you can either cook it for a short time or add more cooking time as you usually do for pork.
Try this Adobong Pusit recipe and let me know what you think.
This recipe was sent to us by Melissa Polito of Polomolok, South cotabato, Philippines.
This is the first time that we’ll feature an octopus recipe and I’m pretty much excited. By looking at the ingredients and procedure, this seems to be a quick and healthy one. Imagine a healthy recipe that only requires less than 10 minutes to cook, I can’t wait to try this.
Thank You Melissa!