A truly classic Portuguese dish of seafood and rice, Arroz com Marisco is a rich seafood stew that includes many traditional ingredients to create an intensely flavorful dish. Rice, tomatoes and seafood are stewed together to perfection in a dish that is particularly popular among those who dine at Gosto, Galaxy Macau’s celebrated Macanese restaurant.
"Arroz com Marisco is the essence of Portuguese cuisine, bringing the flavors of this beautiful country to life in a single dish. While you may not travel to the sunny shores of Portugal, you can still taste the flavors of this fabulous country right here in Macau!" Says Chef Celestino, whose celebrated "Seafood Rice" utilizes many typical Portuguese ingredients, including garlic, olive oil, coriander and white wine which flavor the stew of fresh seafood simmered in rich, homemade fish stock along with fresh chopped tomatoes and onion. Some chefs use long grain rice rather than the more commonly used short grain. Both varieties work well, but chef Celestino prefers the shorter grains which release just enough starch to thicken the seafood stock into a light soup that sits somewhere between a Spanish paella and an Italian risotto, and tastes like heaven!
Gosto has been recognized by Hong Kong Tatler as one of Macau’s Best Restaurants, with the perfect blend of Macanese and Portuguese cuisine culture. Diners enjoying a dish of Arroz com Marisco will feel transported to the warmth of Portugal as they enjoy the traditional décor, which combines white-washed walls with authentic blue tiles, copper lanterns and rustic wooden floors. Make your reservation online TODAY!
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