How to Cook Ginataang Pusit (Squid in Coconut Milk)
Recipe type: Seafood Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 kilo medium sized squid
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 pcs green chili peppers, sliced (optional)
  • 1 tsp. black pepper, ground
  • spring onions, chopped
  • 1 pc medium size onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 inch ginger, slivered
  • 1 to 2 tsp. patis or fish sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
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How to cook ginataang pusit:
  1. Clean the squid by removing the beak, ink sack and transparent back bone.
  2. Saute garlic, onion, and ginger for a few minutes then add the squid.
  3. Stir fry for a few minutes again until the squid are slightly cooked.
  4. Then pour the coconut milk and season with salt and pepper, adjust the amount if necessary.
  5. Simmer again for a few minutes until the sauce is thick then add the green chili peppers.
  6. Don't overcook so the squid won't get too tough.
  7. Remove from fire and serve hot.
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at