Baked Stuffed Squid

Ingredients:
3-4 pieces medium-sized squid, cleaned
2-3 cups cooked rice
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
300 grams beef sirloin, slice thinly into small pieces
1 white onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, cut into small cubes
1/2 cup tomato puree
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste

Marinade:
4 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
3/4 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon Spanish paprika
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, marinate beef for 30 minutes. Set aside.

Part 2
1.In a pan, heat oil then stir cook beef over high heat for 3 minutes.
2. Add cooked rice and parsley then mix until well blended.
3. Season with salt and pepper according to taste. Let it cool.

Part 3
1. In a separate pan, heat oil then saute onion, bell pepper and tomato puree for 3 minutes. Set aside.

Part 4
1. Stuff squid with rice mixture then insert the head. Close opening with toothpick.
2. In a baking pan, place squid in a single layer then pour over the sauteed tomato puree. Cover with aluminum foil.

Part 5
1. Bake in a preheated oven over 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes.
2. Remove foil then bake uncovered for another 30 minutes or until tender.
3. Transfer into serving plate then cut into rings.

Stir Fry Squid in Oyster Sauce

Ingredients:
500 grams squid, cut into serving pieces
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon calamansi juice
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1 thumb sized ginger, grated
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
chopped spring onion for garnishing

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Marinate squid with soy sauce, calamansi juice and white pepper for 15 minutes. Drain.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then sauce ginger, garlic and onion.
2. Add squid then stir cook until almost dry over high heat.
3. Add oyster sauce then stir until well coated.
4. Add some onion leaves then serve on a plate.

Relyenong Pusit

Ingredients:
1 kilo large size squid, wash and clean
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 raw eggs
1/4 cup flour
oil for frying

Stuffing:
200 grams ground pork
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, minced
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 small carrots, minced
sugar, salt and ground pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine soy sauce and lemon juice then marinate squid for at least 30 minutes.

Part 2
1.In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and tomato.
2. Add ground pork then stir cook for 5 minutes or until light brown.
3. Add soy sauce and ground pepper then cook for 10 minutes. Add a little water if necessary.
4. Add carrots then simmer for another 3 minutes.
5. Adjust seasoning with sugar and salt according to taste then cook until nearly dry. Set aside.

Part 3
1. Stuff squid with ground pork mixture then close the ends with toothpicks.
2. Dip stuffed squid into beaten egg then roll in flour.

Part 4
1. In a frying pan, heat oil then deep fry each squid until golden brown. Drain.
2. Transfer into serving plate then glaze with your favorite sauce.

Grilled Garlic Squid

Filipino Style Recipe: Grilled Garlic Squid a simple yet delicious dish that doesn’t require much ingredients. The squid marinated, grilled and cooked in soy sauce, lemon juice, soda, pepper and garlic. Avoid to overcook the squid because it will become rubbery texture and tough.

Ingredients:
1 kilo medium-sized fresh squid
1 cup soda (sprite or 7-up)
1/4 cup light soy sauce
2 tablespoons lemon juice
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons grind pepper
2 tablespoons canola oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. To clean the squid, pull the head and remove the plastic-like cartilage.
2. Then push the head in, popping out the hard “beak” and discard it.
3. Wash the squid very well under running water.

Part 2.
1. In a bowl, combine squid and all the ingredients then marinate for at least 1 hour.

Part 3
1. Grill the squid for 3 minutes, use the marinade sauce for basting. Set aside.

Part 4
1. In a pan, simmer marinade until the sauce reduced.
2. Add squid then stir cook for another minute.(Don’t overcooked, squid will become tough).
3. Transfer to serving bowl then serve. Enjoy!

Spicy Squid

Filipino Style Recipe: Spicy Squid or pusit is an simple seafood dish consists of squid cook in tomato sauce, hot sauce and chili flakes until tender together with vegetables. Avoid to overcook the squid because it will become rubbery texture and tough.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 5-8 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo fresh squid, cleaned and cut into serving pieces
1 carrots, sliced thinly
100 grams green beans, trimmed and sliced diagonally
100 grams tomato paste
a dash of chili flakes
2 teaspoons hot sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, chopped thinly
2 pieces green chili, sliced diagonally
1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds
2 teaspoons sesame oil
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pan, heat sesame oil then saute garlic, onion and ginger.
2. Add carrots and green beans then stir fry for 2 minutes.
3. Add squid, oyster sauce, tomato sauce, chili flakes, and hot sauce then continue to stir fry for a few minutes.
4. Season with salt and pepper according to taste. Add green chili and sesame seeds.
5. Transfer to serving plate then serve with steamed rice.

Garlic Squid

Filipino Style Recipe: garlic squid or pusit is an easy and simple dish that doesn’t require much ingredients. The squid cook in garlic and oyster sauce until tender. Avoid to overcook the squid because it will become rubbery texture and tough.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 3-5 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1 kilo medium-sized fresh squid
1 head garlic, minced and pound
1 teaspoon white ground pepper
1/4 cup light soy sauce
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
3 tablespoons canola oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. To clean the squid, pull the head and remove the plastic-like cartilage.
2. Then push the head in, popping out the hard “beak” and discard it.
3. Wash the squid very well under running water.
4. Cut the squid into squares then score with diagonal criss-cross scoring.(This will make the squid more tender and less chewy)

Part 2.
1. In a bowl, combine squid, garlic, soy sauce, oyster sauce and ground pepper.
2. In a pan, heat oil then stir cook squid mixture for 2 minutes.(Don’t overcooked, squid will become tough).
3. Transfer to serving bowl then garnish with lettuce. Enjoy!

Ginataang Pusit

Filipino Style Recipe: Ginataang pusit or squid in coconut cream is another easy and simple squid dish. The squid cook in coconut cream and other spices until tender. Avoid to overcook the squid because it will become rubbery texture and tough.

Estimated time of preparation: 8 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 5-8 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1 kilo fresh squid
2 cups coconut cream
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1 small piece ginger, sliced
3 long green peppers(siling haba), chopped(optional)
2 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
4 tablespoons calamansi or lime juice
2 tablespoons cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. To clean the squid, pull the head and remove the plastic-like cartilage.
2. Then push the head in, popping out the hard “beak” and discard it.
3. Rub off the outer skin leaving the white meat then wash the squid very well under running water.
4. Cut into rings then set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat cooking oil then saute the ginger, onions and garlic.
2. Add the squids and calamansi juice then stir cook for a few seconds.
3. Pour coconut cream, bay leaves, green chili then bring to boil. Add a little water if necessary.
4. Season with salt and ground pepper then simmer uncovered for a minute(Don’t overcooked, squid will become tough).
5. Remove from heat then serve hot immediately.

Stuffed Squid

Filipino Style Recipe: stuffed squid or relyenong pusit is another popular dish in every occasion that usually served as finger food(pulutan). Normally the squid is stuffed with onions and tomatoes then fry or grilled in a hot charcoal.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 20 minutes

Ingredients:
1 kilo large/medium sized fresh squid, clean
2 onions, chopped finely
3 tomatoes, chopped finely
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons calamansi juice
1/4 cup chopped parsley(optional)

Procedures:
1. In a bowl, combine soy sauce, calamansi juice, tomatoes, onions, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix well.
2. Stuff the mixture inside the squid then secure with toothpick. (Do not to over stuff the squid)
3. Grilled over hot charcoal for 10 minutes.
4. Transfer to serving plate then slit the squid vertically.
5. Serve with liquid seasoning.

Notes:
1. You may also fry the squid for 3 minutes.