"Filipino food is a fusion of different flavours which evolves through various influences like Spanish, American, Chinese and other Asian countries. As we adapted and concocted these dishes it has created diverse flavours that are uniquely Filipino seasoned and spiced by our rich culture".

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Ginataang Pusit

My mom saw me taking pictures of todays lunch and she was wondering what the heck i was doing, our househelp Joy butt in "Nanay,kelangan yan ni Ate kasi nilalagay nya yan sa book nya!" Really???
Pleeeeeease...i don't have a book, i only have a blog!!! :) and that reminds me i have a blog to update!

It's a great day today! Though the heat is 33°C outside, Pia managed to beat the heat by filling up her plastic pool with water and dipped in for a good 3 hours, thus leaving her starving so she enjoyed the "ginataang pusit" i prepared today. Clean plate!

Ginataang Pusit

1 kl. squid (sliced/washed and drained)
3 med.sized eggplant-sliced (this is optional)
1 cup coconut milk
1 red onion (chopped)
3 cloves garlic (minced)
bay leaf
green chili pepper
ground black pepper
fish sauce
2 tsp vegetable oil
3 tbsp calamansi juice

How to prepare?
1.)Saute onion and garlic in oil.Add the squid.Add calamansi juice. Stir fry for about 2 minutes.
2.)Add the coconut milk and the rest of the ingredients. 
3) Add fish sauce and black pepper to taste. Simmer for about 8-10 mins. Serve.

This is good for 6-8 persons.Enjoy!


Marnisa said...

Love you keep this up, ako din na busy sa birthday ko but I will post more too muah!

Phil said...

Thanks for this now I can cook that ginataang pusit my own :)

Pinoy Kitchenette said...

You're welcome Phil. and thanks for liking the recipe. The secret for this is you really have to drain well the squids after washing, or else it will be too watery when you cook it. :D

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