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Inihaw na Pusit with Scallion

This is a recipe for grilled squid. It is known as Inihaw na Pusit in Filipino. This recipe makes use of scallions as stuffing for the squid.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 2
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 large squid cleaned
  • 2 stalks scallions green onions
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Basting sauce

  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons banana ketchup
  • 1 piece lime


  • Rub salt all over the squid and then insert the scallions in the cavity.
  • Skewer the squid using a long metal or bamboo skewer. Set aside.
  • Prepare the basting sauce by combining all the ingredients for the sauce listed above. Mix well.
  • Heat-up the grill. Brush the basting sauce on both sides of the squid. Arrange over the grill grate and grill one side for 3 minutes.
  • Turn the squid over to grill the other side for another 3 minutes. Brush some basting sauce on the top part of the squid. Continue to grill each side for 2 minutes more or until it is cooked the way you want it. Do not forget to brush the basting sauce every time you turn it over.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 2g