Stuffed Squid Adobo Recipe

The Filipino favorite, adobong pusit, is even better when stuffed with tasty meat!

Adobong pusit gets an upgrade with the addition of a tasty meat filling. Experiment with flavors by using crabmeat or shrimp instead of pork.


Stuffed Squid Adobo Recipe

Carina Guevara-Galang
The Filipino favorite, adobong pusit, is even better when stuffed with tasty meat!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 48 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 8


Stuffed Squid Adobo Ingredients

  • 300 Grams pork use ground pork
  • 2 tablespoons carrot grated
  • 2 tablespoons white onion chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic minced
  • 1 medium Egg
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 kilo Squid (Pusit) cleaned, with ink sacs left on
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onion
  • 6 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 3 bay leaf
  • 1 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Salt


  • Make the meat stuffing: Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Fry 1 teaspoon of stuffing to check seasoning. Adjust as needed.
  • Stuff each squid with 1 to 2 tablespoons meat stuffing, depending on the size of the squid. Seal the opening with a toothpick.
  • Heat oil in a pot or wok over medium heat. Sauté onions until translucent. Add garlic and bay leaves; sauté just until fragrant. Add remaining ingredients and stuffed squid. Cover pot, lower heat, and simmer for 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Mix well. Simmer for 6 to 10 more minutes or until sauce is reduced to ¼, making sure the sauce doesn’t dry out. Discard bay leaves and remove toothpicks. Serve hot.
Keyword squid adobo
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