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Inihaw na Pusit

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino



Grilled Squid

  • 4 pcs medium sized Squid, well cleaned
  • sea salt
  • oil

Basting Sauce

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp ginger, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 tbsp cornstarch


  1. Rub salt on squid inside and out then set it aside.
  2. Mix together soy sauce, 1 cup water, ginger, garlic, shallot and sugar in a sauce pan. Place in medium heat then simmer.
  3. Mix cornstarch with 1/2 cup of water and then pour it in the sauce pan, simmer sauce until thickened.
  4. Make several scores halfway through to the squid on one side, add pour some oil then start grilling on a charcoal barbecue.
  5. While grilling continuously baste squid with sauce until cooked. (Cook squid quickly on high heat, it might take 2-5 minutes on each side depending on the size of squid, do not overcook otherwise it will be tough)