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Filipino Squid Sisig Recipe

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BY: Emily Chan

Filipino Squid Sisig Recipe

Equipment Needed

large cast iron skillet or non-stick pan

Cooking Time

40

Minutes

Serving Count

2-3

Servings

Ingredients

  • Omsom Filipino Sisig Starter
  • 1 lb. cleaned squid (we recommend frozen for ease)
  • ½ medium red onion, diced
  • ⅓ cup neutral cooking oil 
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 egg (optional)
  • 2 tbsp. mayo (optional)

Serve with:

Traditional: Serve with garlic rice or white rice, and top with sliced chili or scallions.

Mix it up: Serve with sautéed greens.

Instructions

Prep your squid:


  1. Slice the squid into 1-inch rings.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour and 1 tsp. each of salt and pepper.
  3. Toss diced squid and tentacles in flour mixture, tap off excess flour, and set aside.


Let’s get cooking:


  1. Heat oil in skillet over medium high heat. Carefully add squid and let fry for about 2 minutes.
  2. Flip squid and continue frying until golden brown. Add onion, reserving a handful for finishing, continue cooking for 3 minutes until squid is deeply browned.
  3. Turn heat down to low, add Omsom Filipino Sisig Starter, stir, and season with salt and pepper to taste. For the brightest flavor, try not to boil the starter.
  4. Crack an egg into the warm pan, and stir to quickly cook the egg. (Pro tip: For extra creaminess, add mayo here.)
  5. Turn off heat and finish with the reserved onion.
  6. Serve sizzling hot! Serve with some of our suggested favorites. Enjoy!

step-by-step

Slice the squid into 1-inch rings.

In a bowl, combine flour and 1 tsp. each of salt and pepper.

Toss diced squid and tentacles in flour mixture, tap off excess flour, and set aside.

Heat oil in skillet over medium high heat. Carefully add squid and let fry for about 2 minutes.

Flip squid and continue frying until golden brown. Add onion, reserving a handful for finishing, continue cooking for 3 minutes until squid is deeply browned.

Turn heat down to low, add Omsom Filipino Sisig Starter, stir, and season with salt and pepper to taste. For the brightest flavor, try not to boil the starter.

Crack an egg into the warm pan, and stir to quickly cook the egg. (Pro tip: For extra creaminess, add mayo here.)

Turn off heat and finish with the reserved onion.

Serve sizzling hot! Serve with some of our suggested favorites. Enjoy!

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