Adobong Pusit (Squid Adobo)


Adobong pusit is a Filipino squid recipe that tastes best if you use fresh, smaller squid. Squid is simmered with onion, garlic, tomato, vinegar, and soy sauce for a tasty meal.

close up view of Adobong Pusit in a white bowl, garnished with green onions
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 2 ¼ pounds squid, cleaned

  • ½ cup white vinegar

  • ½ cup water

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 small onion, minced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tomato, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


  1. Combine squid, vinegar, and water in a small pot over medium heat; season with salt and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil until softened, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in tomato and soy sauce.

  3. Pour squid mixture into tomato mixture and bring to a simmer; cook for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

198 Calories
7g Fat
3g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 198
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 215mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 5mg 26%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 103mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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