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How to Cook the Perfect Paella - Spanish Paella Rice Recipe


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Step 7 - Remove from Heat, Cover and Let Paella Rest
Remove from Heat & Let Paella Rest, then Serve

Remove from Heat & Let Paella Rest, then Serve!

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When rice is cooked, remove from heat. Cover the entire pan with aluminum foil, allowing paella to "rest" for 5 minutes before serving.

Perfect Paella Tip: Allowing the rice to "rest" or reposar allows the plump arroz bomba fully absorb the broth, but does not let any liquid to evaporate.

Remove the aluminum foil and serve.

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