Guisadong Pusit (Sautéed Squid)

In the Philippines, squid is a popular ingredient; it is an excellent source of protein. One thing is important not to overcook squid as it not only toughens, it also loses its flavor and the texture as well.

Ingredients :

  • 2 lbs. fresh squid (or frozen)
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 green chili pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • steamed rice, to serve
(Kitchen Measurements)

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Prepare fresh squid, if using, by following the steps here. Cut squid into rings and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic until onion is translucent. Add tomato; stir-fry for a few minutes, or until wilted.
  3. Add squid and stir-fry for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. The meat will turn opaque. Add chili pepper (if using), sugar, black pepper, fish sauce and soy sauce; stir to mix thoroughly. Simmer for another 2-3 minutes, or until done. Serve hot with steamed rice.
  4. Serves 4.

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  1. Julie E.Cachapero says:

    …these recipes are easy to prepare and so handy..they are so yummy!thanks for sharing them!

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