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Paella on a gas grill

jmax May 21, 2009 01:08 PM

Anyone ever make Paella on a gas grill? Any tips would be greatly appreciated.

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    jacobp RE: jmax May 21, 2009 02:01 PM

    I've seen it done before, and it didn't look to different from making paella the conventional way. I'm sure you just have to watch your heat levels.

    1. bkhuna RE: jmax May 21, 2009 05:43 PM

      I tired once, but the rice kernels kept falling through the grates......

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        onocoffee RE: jmax May 22, 2009 06:04 AM

        Paella on a gas grill is easy. Just pump up the heat and let her rip. The most difficult part of using a grill is that most covers get in the way.

        1. scubadoo97 RE: jmax May 22, 2009 06:10 AM

          Any reason to do it on the gas grill? To get the benefit of cooking on a grill I might want to toss some wood in the grill to get a hint of wood smoke.

          1. kchurchill5 RE: jmax May 22, 2009 06:16 AM

            Did is last month. I even grilled most of the ingredients on the grill and added one at a time to the rice mix on the pan also heating on the grill. Very good.

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              Lenox637 RE: jmax May 22, 2009 03:41 PM

              Paella is traditionally made on an open fire or gas flame.

              1. pegasis0066 RE: jmax May 16, 2013 08:01 AM

                I have made it on a charcoal grill - not a problem. With that said, didn't add anything to the flavor.

                The key to Paella, I have learned, is the Paella pan. But I am sure everyone else already knew that.

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