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Ginataang Pusit Recipe
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Ginataang Pusit Recipe (squid and coconut milk)

Ginataang Pusit it gets the pinkish to grayish color from the squid. The ingredients required to Ginataang Pusit are the following, garlic cloves, chopped onions, cooking oil, salt and pepper, coconut milk (ginataan), and squid (fresh, smaller ones are suggested).
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Ginataang, Pusit, Squid
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 294kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $15


  • 1 kilo medium-sized squid
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 pcs green chili peppers sliced (optional)
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • spring onions chopped
  • 1 medium-sized onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 inch ginger slivered
  • 2 tsp patis or fish sauce
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Clean the squid by removing the beak, ink sack and transparent backbone.
  • Saute garlic, onion, and ginger for a few minutes then add the squid.
  • Stir-fry for a few minutes again until the squid is slightly cooked.
  • Then pour the coconut milk and season with salt and pepper, adjust the amount if necessary.
  • Simmer again for a few minutes until the sauce is thick then add the green chili peppers.
  • Don’t overcook so the squid won’t get too tough.
  • Remove from fire and serve hot.


Calories: 294kcal