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How to season a WOK (professional method)

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How to season a new wok v2

Step by step instruction

How to season the wok? There is no sole correct way.

In this video, we offer a professional way of seasoning a new wok at home. Exclusively, enjoy the thermal view of the process.

Turn the stove's exhaust fan on high and/or open a window. Place the wok on the stove over high heat Rotate the wok to heat the surface evenly Turn off the heat and let the wok cool down for 1 to 2 minutes Pour oil into the wok and heat the pan again. Reduce the heat when the oil starts smoking Using a paper towel, swirl the oil around the wok for 1 to 2 minutes Turn the heat off and let the wok cool down for 1 to 2 minutes Wipe the excess oil out with a paper towel Wash both sides of the wok with hot soapy water, using a sponge Chop some garlic, chives (spring onion) and/or ginger Turn the stove's exhaust fan on high and/or open a window. Place the wok on the stove over high heat Heat the wok to a high temperature, then add 2 or 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil Add the chopped ingredients and stir-fry for about 5 minutes over low to medium heat (oil should be smoking slightly) Using a spatula, spread the ingredients up the sides of the wok to the top of the pan. If the mixture becomes dry, add more oil After 5 to 10 minutes, remove the pan from the heat, let it cool, and discard the ingredients Wash the wok in warm water without detergent and wipe it dry with a paper towel Your wok is now ready for use!

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