Simple Pará Rice

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If you are the type of person who loves good rice, you will want to learn the recipe I brought you today. Learn how to make an excellent Arroz Paraense Simples, a true culinary wonder that you will love to taste.

The recipe is not difficult to make, taking only 45 minutes to prepare and yielding up to 10 servings, ideal for everyone in your house to try. 

and taste this delight.

Perhaps, if you do not belong to the North region of the country or have never visited the place, you have not tried it, but know that this is one of the best rice recipes I have ever tasted.

Here at home, Arroz Paraense Simples has become a true tradition and they always ask me to make it, such is their love for the dish.

In addition to being super tasty, rice from Pará also adds all the benefits of food.

Rice is a great source of energy, being highly nutritious and providing an excellent amount of carbohydrates to help you get through the day.

In addition, it is rich in fiber, allowing the intestine to better fulfill its function, regulating our bowel movements.

It is also worth mentioning that rice has high amounts of vitamins and minerals. Just to give you an idea, just 80 grams of rice has the following properties: vitamins B3 and B6 (a quarter of them) and a fifth of the components B1 and B5, including 16% of folic acid, which is excellent for strengthening our immune system.

Anyway, there are several health benefits and you can't leave rice out of your diet. So, keep reading and learn how to make this amazing Arroz Paraense.

Ingredients for Simple Paraense Rice

  • 1 kg of rice
  • 1 kg shrimp (or more if you prefer)
  • 2 small bunches of jambu
  • 1 liter of tucupi
  • 1 diced onion
  • Garlic and olive oil to taste
  • Green smell to taste
  • Shrimp cooking water

How to Make Simple Paraense Rice


To make this recipe is very simple. First wash the rice, drain and set aside.


Then it is necessary to boil the shrimp. Drain and reserve the used water.


Take a skillet and fry the onion and garlic until golden.


Then add the shrimp and shrimp and fry lightly. Then add the rice.


Finally, add the tucupi and the cooking water and let the rice cook.

When the rice is almost done, finally put the jambu. Cover the pan until completely done. Turn off the heat and serve.

Now that you've learned how to make this delicious Simple Pará Rice, how about also knowing other very tasty and practical recipes that we have here on the blog My Recipes? We have many options for snacks, treats and other delicious delicacies to make your day better.