Pasta in Squid Ink Sauce

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 1/2 kilo (500g) Pasta, dry
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup (52g) Garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (220g) Tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (30g) Coriander, minced
  • 1 pc (1g) Chili, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (60ml) Red wine
  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Squid Ink
  • 1 cup (185g) Squid, sliced
  • 2 cups (20pcs, 1200g) Mussel
  • 1 tsp. (2g) Pepper, ground
  • 1 Tbsp. (15g) Fish sauce
  • 1 pack (10g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  1. BOIL. In a pot, boil water until big bubbles form. Cook pasta in boiling water according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. SAUTÉ & SIMMER. In a pan, heat oil. Sauté garlic for until fragrant then add tomato, coriander, chili, red wine and squid ink. Let it simmer for about 2-3 minutes. Add squid and mussel, cover for about 5 minutes until the shell opens completely.
  3. SEASON. Add pepper, fish sauce and AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning. Mix well.
  4. SERVE. Toss cooked pasta and sauce together. Serve while hot.

Cooking Tips

In this dish you can dirzzle lemon juice to remove the fishy smell and it will also add citrus taste.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 30 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 15 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 12 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 cup (127g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Pasta can be a good substitute to rice. 1/2 cup of rice is equivalent to 1 cup of Pasta!


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