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Rellenong Pusit

Squid stuffed with ground meat and then fried until crispy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: pusit, relyeno, relyenong pusit, stuffed squid
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 587kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 pieces squid large, cleaned and gutted
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 1 piece carrot diced or minced
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 piece onion minced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 piece tomato diced
  • 1 piece lemon
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 piece egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 10 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Combine squid, soy sauce, and juice from 1 piece lemon and marinade for 30 minutes.
  • Heat a pan and pour-in 3 tablespoons cooking oil.
  • Sauté garlic, onion, celery, and tomato.
  • Put-in the ground pork and cook until the color turns light brown (about 5 minutes).
  • Add carrots, salt and ground black pepper then stir. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes. Turn-off heat and let cool.
  • Stuff the marinated squid with the cooked ground pork. Insert toothpicks at the opening of the squid to secure the filling.
  • Dip the stuffed squid in beaten egg then dredge in flour. Set aside.
  • Heat another pan and pour-in 7 tablespoons of cooking oil.
  • Pan-fry the squid. Cook each side for 3 to 5 minutes. Note: Do not overcook the squid so that it will remain tender.
  • Transfer the cooked squid in a serving plate and serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g | Calories: 587kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 1698mg | Potassium: 519mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2955IU | Vitamin C: 23.4mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2.5mg