Do You Have To Season Stainless Steel Cookware?

Before you season a stainless steel pan, wash and dry it thoroughly, since the seasoning will stick better to a clean pan.

Thinly coat the inside of the pan with about 2 tablespoons of an oil with a high smoking point, like sesame, vegetable, or peanut oil, then heat the pan on the stove for 2 minutes over medium heat.

Do you need to season stainless steel pots and pans?

To season SS pans you cover the bottom with salt, add oil and heat until it just begins to smoke on medium high heat. Allow it to cool and then wipe the pan, crushing the salt with paper towels. Then discard the salt and oil and wipe with another paper towel. You can cook eggs, pancakes, etc without sticking.

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How do you season a stainless steel pan in the oven?

Heat the Oiled Pan

The pan can either be seasoned on the stove or in the oven. If using the stove, place the pan over medium heat. Let it sit until the oil begins to smoke then remove it from the heat. If using an oven, place the oiled pan in a 350-degree oven for one hour.

How do you keep food from sticking to stainless steel?

Tips to prevent food from sticking

Let food from the refrigerator rest for a while at room temperature. Cold meat sticks easily to stainless steel surfaces when cooked. Remember if the food surface has water it will lower the temperature of the oil and promote sticking.