Arròs negre meaning black rice is a Catalan dish made with squid ink. Cuttlefish or squid, white rice, green peppers, sweet paprika, olive oil, seafood broth & of course garlic. The base of this recipe is black with squid ink rice exact kind of seafood varies. Shrimps or even crabs are included in some recipes. This absolute seafood delight of a dish can also be found in several corners of the earth & can also be found with the base ingredient being Fideuà negra meaning black noodles. In Barcelona, it is usually served with allioli.
For some of the best Arros negre in Barcelona, you can go to Arrosseria Xativa Gracia. Rice and paellas, of high quality and clear Mediterranean influence. The place emphasizes Valencian Rice, elaborated with traditional pump rice D.O. Valencia. Their selection of genres for discerning customers, and exclusive menu, also offer delicious starters, salads, meats, fish, seafood, and international rice. With more than 25 years of experience in the sector, the owners proudly present a restaurant that is specialized in rice and paella cooked with seawater. The taste is something you will not forget.