Perfect paella is all about the rice: tender and al dente, with a caramelized crust on the bottom of the pan, called a SOCARRAT

The socarrat in paella is one of the most important keys for fabulous flavor.

The socarrat is the crusty crispy bottom of the paella that becomes caramelized and toasted on the bottom of the pan when it is cooking.

 

Perfect paella is all about the rice: tender and al dente, with a caramelized crust on the bottom of the pan, called a SOCARRAT