An Already-Black Wok; Any Good?

Discussion in 'Cooking Equipment Reviews' started by orihara, Jul 13, 2014.

  1. orihara

    orihara

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    My local Asian store sells a variety of woks, but there is one that is already black, but I don't know what it's made of. It looks like in this picture. Is it worth buying? Will it be more non-stick than another?
     
  2. kokopuffs

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    It appears to be pre-seasoned.  Otherwise that's a nonstick coating.
     
  3. phatch

    phatch Moderator Staff Member

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    Probably nonstick. I can't recommend non stick for a wok
     
  4. dreamshards8

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    Is it cast iron? If so that is the normal. Correct me if I am wrong.
     
  5. chefedb

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    probably a non stick coating
     
  6. jake t buds

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    That looks like a pre seasoned iron wok. The back and handle look the same.