Squid Adobo Balsamico

Squid Adobo Balsamico (Ren Yi's) Pic


Give the adobo a Mediterranean flair by using balsamic vinegar instead of the usual white vinegar.


Serves: 6-8 persons

Prep Time: 30-40 minutes

Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes




  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 kilo medium-sized squid, cleaned
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper




  • Heat oil, then sauté garlic, onions, and tomatoes. Cook until tomatoes are soft and onions are translucent. Set aside.
  • Boil squid with water, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper for about 5-7 minutes. Do not stir until the liquid comes to a boil.
  • Adjust seasoning as needed.
  • Add sautéed tomato mixture. Cook until heated through.



  • This dish keeps for quite some time and tastes even better as it ages.


Recipe from Yummy: Filipino Favorites. Published by Summit Media and edited by Mabel David-Pilar.


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