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Ginataang Pusit Recipe (squid in coconut milk)

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 1/2 lbs small to medium squid cleaned
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 cups malunggay leaves
  • 4 pieces long green chili pepper
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat the cooking oil in a cooking pan.
  • Saute the garlic and onion until the onion becomes soft.
  • Put-in the squid. Cook for 1 minute. Remove the squid, place in a clean plate, and set aside.
  • Pour-in the coconut milk. Let boil.
  • Add the fish sauce and green chili pepper. Simmer uncovered for 12 to 18 minutes or until the coconut milk becomes thick.
  • Put the squid back in the pan. Add the malunggay leaves. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the ground black pepper. Stir.
  • Transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve with rice. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g