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Cast Iron Shallow Concave Wok - Black, 14-inch - By Utopia Kitchen
Get the most value for your money with Top-Rated Professional Grade Cooking Equipment! Our Cast Iron Wok, Black, 12-inch brings luxury cookware to your kitchen.
The main advantage of cast iron wok beyond its constructed material is its curved concave shape. The shape produces a small, hot area at the bottom which allows some of the food to be seared by intense heat while using relatively little fuel. The large sloped sides also make it easier for chefs to employ the tossing cooking technique on solid and thick liquid food with less spillage and a greater margin of safety. Curved sides also allows a person to cook without having to "chase the food around the pan" since bite-sized or finely chopped stir-fry ingredients usually tumble back to the center of the wok when agitated.
The curve allows large pieces of food seared at the bottom of the wok to be pushed up the gently sloped sides to continue cooking at a slower rate. While this occurs another ingredient for the same dish needing high heat is being cooked at the bottom. The pointed bottom also allows even small amounts of oil to pool. As such, large food items can be shallow fried, while finely chopped garlic, chili peppers, scallions, and ginger can be essentially deep-fried in both cases with very small amounts of cooking oil.
DURABLE AND VALUABLE - This Wok is meticulously designed to serve you for years and decades to come. 14-inch wide Cast-Iron wok offers ample size for many recipe. Cooking with a wok is a fast, easy way to prepare food. Pre-seasoned and ready to use. Oven safe, appropriate for use on all cooking surfaces including grills, stove and campfires. Cast Iron Wok has superior heat retention and even cooking ability.which is also hard-wearing for durability.
VERSATILE COOKING - Woks are used in a range of different cooking techniques, including stir frying, steaming, pan frying, deep frying, poaching, boiling, braising, searing, stewing, making soup, smoking and roasting nuts.
FORTIFIES YOUR FOOD WITH IRON: While cast iron doesn't leach chemicals, it can leach some iron into your food and that's a good thing. Iron deficiency is fairly common worldwide, especially among women. Cooking food, especially something acidic like tomato sauce in a cast-iron skillet can increase iron content, by as much as 20 times.
CLEANING AND CARING: Never use soap on cast iron wok. After cooking and while the pan is still hot, run some hot water into it and sit it back on the stove for a few minutes. After a brief period of de-glazing, drain it and sprinkle it liberally with table salt. Wash with a cloth and a little hot water. Rinse with hot water and dry thoroughly. Allow the pot to air-dry for a while and lightly grease the inside with your fingers or a paper towel.
MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: We think you're going to love this Wok as much as we do! But in case you don't, you are covered by our 30 day, no questions asked, money back guarantee. We want our customers to be 100% happy.