Ginataang Pusit

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This Ginataang Pusit Recipe is another great variation of “Ginataan“, a popular, simple, yet delicious Filipino dish that is made from coconut milk. This variation of Ginataan uses Squid or locally known as ‘Pusit’ in Filipino.

Ginataang Pusit Recipe


  • 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

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Clean the squid by removing the beak, ink sack and transparent backbone.
  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 is 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.

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Ginataang Pusit

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