13 Irresistible Filipino Squid Recipes You Must Try

Discover 13 mouth-watering Filipino squid recipes that will delight your taste buds. From classic Calamares to innovative Squid Sisig, there’s something for everyone!  Dive into the world of squid with our top 13 Filipino squid recipes! From crispy tentacles to sizzling teriyaki, these dishes will make you fall in love with seafood all over again. #FilipinoFood #SquidLovers #SeafoodDelights

Welcome to our latest roundup, 13 Irresistible Filipino Squid Recipes You Must Try! If you’re a fan of seafood, especially squid, you’re in for a treat. From traditional favourites to innovative dishes, this collection showcases the versatility and unique flavours of Filipino cuisine as well as Filipino favourites.

Whether you’re looking for something quick and easy or a dish that will impress your dinner guests, there’s something here for every squid lover. So, let’s dive into these delightful recipes and discover new ways to enjoy this beloved seafood.

Filipino cuisine is rich with dishes that highlight the delicious potential of squid, and these 13 recipes are some of the best examples. Prepare to be amazed by the flavours and textures that each dish brings to the table.

Baby Squid Rice: Umami filled fried rice studded with plump, tender baby squids, cooked to juicy perfection. But this isn’t your ordinary seafood fried rice dish. The secret lies in the fermented shrimp paste and sautéed squid, which imbues the rice with a rich, umami depth. Salty and savory notes are further enhanced by crumbled salted egg, adding pops of creamy texture and contrasting flavour!

Copycat Wok Inn Squid: Recreate the magic of your favourite restaurant’s squid dish right in your own kitchen! This recipe captures the essence of their signature dish, offering perfectly cooked squid in a flavourful sauce that will tantalize your taste buds and transport you back to your favourite takeout spot.

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Sinuteng Baby Squid: Garlic lovers, rejoice! This dish features sinfully garlicky stir-fried baby squids. Simple yet bursting with flavour, it’s a quick and easy meal that’s perfect for busy weeknights or a delightful light lunch.

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Squid Sisig: Forget the pork, this sisig takes a daring and delicious turn with chewy squid as the star ingredient. Imagine the sizzling goodness of classic sisig, but with the unique texture and taste of the sea. It’s a must-try for adventurous eaters!

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Crispy Squid Tentacles: Calling all crunch addicts! These deep-fried squid tentacles are a textural delight. Perfectly seasoned and fried to a golden crisp, they offer an irresistible combination of satisfying crunch and tender squid within. Dip them in your favourite sauce for an extra flavour explosion.

Calamares (Deep Fried Squid Rings): A timeless classic that never disappoints. These golden-brown fried squid rings are a crowd-pleaser for a reason. The crispy exterior gives way to tender, juicy squid inside, making them perfect for sharing with friends and family, or enjoying all on your own.

Inihaw na Rellenong Pusit (Grilled Stuffed Squid) 1

Inihaw na Rellenong Pusit (Grilled Stuffed Squid): Take your grilling game to the next level with this show-stopping dish. Tender, succulent squid is stuffed with a flavourful and aromatic filling, then grilled to smoky perfection. Each bite is a burst of savory goodness, offering a delightful combination of textures and flavours.

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Sizzling Teriyaki Squid: Get ready for a symphony of flavours on a hot plate! Tender squid is glazed in a sweet and savory teriyaki sauce, caramelized to perfection. The sizzling sound as it arrives at your table is only a prelude to the explosion of taste in every bite.

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Salt and Pepper Squid: Sometimes, simplicity is key. This dish lets the natural sweetness of fresh squid shine through. Lightly seasoned and fried until golden, these squid pieces are perfect for snacking or as an appetizer. Pair them with your favourite dipping sauce for an extra flavour dimension.

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Rellenong Pusit (Stuffed Squid): Feeling creative? Unleash your culinary artistry with this blank canvas of deliciousness! Stuff squid with your favourite ingredients, from savory meats and vegetables to fragrant herbs and spices. Bake or simmer it to perfection, then enjoy a dish that’s uniquely your own.

Ginataang Pusit: Dive into a creamy and flavourful adventure with this coconut milk curry. Tender squid and a variety of vegetables simmer in a rich and fragrant coconut milk broth, creating a dish that is both comforting and exciting. It’s a perfect choice for those seeking a taste of the tropics.

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Pancit Choca: Filipino stir-fried noodles get a delightful upgrade with the addition of delicious squid ink. The savory noodles mingle with the sweet and briny flavour of the squid, creating a harmonious symphony of textures and tastes. It’s a satisfying and flavourful dish that’s perfect for any meal.

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Inihaw na Pusit: Simplicity never tasted so good. This dish allows the natural sweetness and smoky goodness of fresh squid to take centre stage. Grilled to perfection, it offers a taste of the sea with every bite. Drizzle it with your favourite citrus juice or vinegar for a touch of acidity that cuts through the richness.

I hope you enjoyed this roundup of 13 Irresistible Filipino Squid Recipes You Must Try! Each dish brings a unique twist to traditional flavours, showcasing the versatility and deliciousness of squid in Filipino cuisine. Happy cooking, and may your kitchen be filled with the enticing aromas of these incredible recipes.


2 Responses

  1. wow they look so good…I want to try every single one!

  2. Eva Taylor says:

    I adore squid, particularly when grilled. This collection looks so tasty, I would have a difficult time choosing a favourite.

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