Squid Adobo

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



  • 2 lbs. medium-sized squid cleaned and ink separated
  • 1 piece large onion diced
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 5 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil


  1. Heat a cooking pot then pour-in soy sauce, vinegar, and water then bring to a boil.
  2. Add the squid and wait for the liquid to re-boil. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Turn off the heat then separate the squid from the liquid. Set aside.
  4. Pour-in cooking oil on a separate wok.
  5. When the oil is hot enough, sauté the garlic, onions, and tomatoes.
  6. Put-in the squid then cook for a few seconds.
  7. Pour-in the soy sauce-vinegar-water mixture that was used to cook the squid a while back. Bring to a boil and simmer for 3 minutes.
  8. Add the ink, salt, ground black pepper, and sugar then stir. Simmer for 3 minutes.
  9. Transfer to a serving bowl then serve.


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