Ginataang Pusit

Ginataang Pusit

Prep Time: 7 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 22 minutes

Category: Main Course

Cuisine: Filipino

Yield: 4

Serving Size: 4

Ginataang Pusit


  • 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


  • Clean the squid by removing the beak, ink sack and transparent back bone.
  • Saute garlic, onion, and ginger for a few minutes then add the squid.
  • Stir fry for a few minutes again until the squid are 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.



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