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Tinta de Calamar - Squid Ink (Large Jar)

$39.95 Rated 5 Stars
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Tinta de Calamar - Squid Ink (Large Jar)

Essential for Arroz Negro

All Natural

$39.95se-112 se-112 se-112
  • In Stock
  • All natural
  • Large portion - Enough for about 10 recipes
  • Shelf stable - Refrigerate after opening
  • Ink from cuttlefish (sepia), the finest source
  • Size - 17.6 fluid oz/500 g

Arroz Negro is a black rice dish made in the manner of a paella. Tinta de calamar is the essential ingredient, imparting a rich flavor and dark color to the rice.

Generally used in sauces and pasta as a coloring agent, squid ink can be used to make homemade squid ink pasta or to prepare 'chipirones en su tinta', a classic Spanish dish containing squid cooked in its own ink.

Our squid ink comes from cuttlefish, or sepia in Spanish, which has a smooth, rich flavor and is known for its superior quality. It is superior to the ink of other cephalopods which can be too fishy.

This 17.6 oz jar contains a large amount of squid ink, suitable for cooking large quantities of arroz negro or for use in restaurants. It is shelf stable until opened, and then should be used within a week or two.


Cuttlefish ink, water, salt, and stabilizer: sodium carboxymethyl cellulose.

Nutritional Information

Serving size 1 tsp (5g). Servings per container 100. Calories 0. Calories from fat 0. Total fat 0g, Sodium 170 mg (7%), Total carbohydrate 0g, Sugars 0g, Protein 0g. *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

All information listed on our website, including nutrient content information, ingredient lists, and information relating to health claims is for informational purposes only and not provided as medical advice. You should carefully read all information in the actual product packaging and labels, including for food allergen, nutrient content and qualified health claims before using or consuming a product. La Tienda does not assume any liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about products.

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Customer Reviews

Average rating from 10 reviews Rated 5 Stars
  • Rated 5 Stars

    "The best brand that I've tried, always tastes great."

    Martha - New York, NY June 2014

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "great stuff"


  • Rated 5 Stars

    "GREAT. Just what my Sicilian mother-in-law used in making her "ink sauce" "

    Frank - BELTSVILLE, MD April 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Same product used at high end spanish restaurant, result was as good as the restaurant's - high quality product"

    joseph - denver, Colorado May 2012

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "i like try this ink "

    nino - December 2011

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "I made the black rice with the squid ink using your recipe. I served it with grilled shrimp.My family liked it very much."

    ken - December 2011

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Excellent service, packaging, and delivery time. Product is of the highest quality I've found thus far."

    Grover - August 2011

  • Rated 4 Stars

    "Excellent quality - used to slow down cancer tumors. I eat it straight."

    Billybob - July 2011

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "An amazing cancer fighter squid ink is a must have. Not only that, but it adds amazing flavor to food. "

    Sam - May 2011

  • Rated 4 Stars

    Emmanuel - February 2011

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