Best Paella Pans

Updated April 2019
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Paella pans have their origins in Valencia, Spain. These pans can be made of carbon steel, stainless steel, or enameled steel. Carbon steel is the traditional pan material because it conducts and reacts well to heat. However, it requires more maintenance than either stainless steel or enameled steel. Stainless steel comes at a higher price but has a beautiful shiny finish and reacts well to heat. Enameled carbon steel handles heat well, although the enamel can get damaged by rough handling. All of these materials work on a grill or open fire, the traditional method of cooking paella. Your best bet is to buy a pan that’s large enough for your family and stays within your budget.

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