Adobong Pusit Recipe

The Philippine seas are rich in many species of fish and other underwater creatures. That is why it also reflects on our Filipino cuisine. There are long list of different dishes using this sea foods and to give you a savory taste of it, we have here adobong pusit recipe for you to try cooking. This recipe is made even more tastier using other ingredients like squid, bay leaf, garlic, vinegar, sugar, water, cooking oil, onion, salt and pepper. This tasty, flavorful and meaty dish is great to serve with cooked rice, or fried rice during whatever meals. This recipe is very easy to follow, simply mix the ingredients then throw it to stove for sautéing, and there you have it. Well, just have the ingredients prepared beforehand for more convenient cooking. Great choice to serve during gatherings and family bonding’s, perhaps, this dish could make your meals extra special once you serve this on your dining table. Cook this at home and enjoys its savory taste!


  • 1 pound squid (pusit)
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Pull out head, tentacles, innards and transparent ribs from the body of the squid.
  2. Cut off tentacles just above the eyes and discard innards and transparent ribs.
  3. Wash and drain bodies and tentacles.
  4. Combine salt, pepper, garlic, vinegar, water, sugar and bay leaf. Marinate squids in this mixture for 1 hour. Drain. Save marinade
  5. Saute onions in hot oil.
  6. Add drained squids, saute until the juices evaporates (about 10-12 minutes).
  7. Strain marinade, add to sauteed squids.
  8. Let simmer for about 15 minutes.


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