Joyce Chen J21-9978 14-Inch Carbon Steel Wok

Last updated: August 4, 2020


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Product Details

In our analysis of 22 expert reviews, the Joyce Chen J21-9978 14-Inch Carbon Steel Wok placed 5th when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

1 5 mm gauge Carbon Steel body. Natural Carbon Steel, 14 inch diameter Wok

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The 1.5 mm gauge carbon steel body is designed to heat evenly and is safe for gas, electric, and induction stoves.
The Joyce Chen 21-9978 wok comes with a wide top and narrow bottom that requires less use of cooking oil.
Because its natural carbon steel, it distributes the heat evenly and you will not find any hot spots
It is compatible with electric, gas, and induction stovetop. No doubt, it is versatile in this regard.
Generous cooking surface

What reviewers didn't like

The interior of this wok does not come pre-seasoned
One user complained that “after seasoning, the handle is unacceptably loose and feels like it will fall off any second”.
Not cleaning it thoroughly may lead to rust and ruin the surface.
Durability may be compromised at extremely high temps
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