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Rellenong Pusit (Stuffed Squid) 2

Rellenong Pusit (Stuffed Squid)

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino



  • 2 pcs large squid, cleaned
  • 300g minced pork
  • 1 medium carrot, diced into small cubes
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 2 tbsp flour + some for dusting
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 piece egg, beaten
  • cooking oil


  1. Season squid with salt, freshly ground black pepper and lemon juice and set aside for at least 30 minutes.
  2. In a wok add oil then sauté garlic, onion, celery, and tomato.
  3. Add minced pork and cook until colour turns light brown.
  4. Add carrots and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Add 2 tbsp flour, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and cook until mixture gets sticky.
  6. Remove minced meat mixture from heat and let it cool.
  7. Place the mixture inside the squid and secure ends with toothpicks.
  8. Dip the squid in beaten egg then dredge in flour.
  9. Heat up another wok; add oil and shallow fry squid for 3 minutes on each side.
  10. Remove from wok, slice horizontally then serve.