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Rellenong Pusit

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Rellenong Pusit literally translates to Stuffed Squid: “relleno” is the Spanish word for stuffed. This recipe calls for large squids to be stuffed with cooked ground pork.
Ingredients
  Squids 2 Large, cleaned and gutted
  Pork 1 Pound, ground
  Carrot 1 Medium, diced
  Celery 2 Medium, chopped
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Tomato 1 Medium, diced
  Lemon 1 Medium, juice
  Soy sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon, ground
  Egg 1 Medium, beaten
  All-purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooking oil 10 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large bowl combine squid, soy sauce, and lemon juice. Marinade for 30 minutes.
2. Heat a pan, pour-in cooking oil.
3. Sauté garlic, onion, celery, and tomato.
4. Put-in the ground pork and cook until the color turns light brown.
5. Add carrots, salt and ground black pepper then stir. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes. Turn-off heat and let cool.

MAKING
6. Stuff the marinated squid with the cooked ground pork.
7. Insert toothpicks at the opening of the squid to secure the filling.
8. Dip stuffed squid in beaten egg then coat with flour. Set aside.
9. Heat oil in a pan.
10. Pan-fry the squid. Cook each side for 3 to 5 minutes.

SERVING
11. Transfer the cooked squid in a serving plate and serve.

TIPS
Do not overcook squid so that it will remain tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Filipino
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Stuffed Squid

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