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Adobong Pusit Recipe (Squid Adobo)
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Adobong Pusit Recipe (Squid Adobo)

Adobong Pusit can be prepared with a short ingredients list; you’re only going to need soy sauce (toyo), vinegar (suka), garlic (bawang), onions (sibuyas), bay leaf (laurel), ground black pepper (durog na paminta), cooking oil (mantika), and salt & pepper to taste.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword seafood, Squid
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 106kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $15


  • 1 kg large or small size Pusit
  • 1 head garlic crushed
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp peppercorns crushed
  • 3 pcs bay leaf
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 stalks Tanglad (optional)
  • salt to taste


  • To clean Pusit, pull out the head and the innards will come out with it.
  • Keep aside ink sack discard entrails.
  • Remove the teeth and keep aside head and tentacles.
  • Remove the membrane from the body and wash out entrails.
  • Final wash squid and drain.
  • Slice body into ½” crosswise if you bought Large Size Squid (Pusit).
  • Cut tentacles in proportion to sliced body.
  • In a casserole put Pusit including the ink sack and the rest of the ingredients,
  • Add 1 to 2 cups of water simmer for 30 minutes or more until it is soft but firm and sauce thickens.
  • Season with salt.
  • Serve hot with lots of rice.


Calories: 106kcal