The 8 Best Carbon Steel Frying Pans

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. If you love the ease of cooking in a nonstick skillet, but consider a good sear on your steak a necessity, a carbon steel frying pan can give you the best of both worlds. Once properly seasoned, they're just as slippery as Teflon, and they can stand up to super high heat, making them perfect for cooking over open flames on a grill or campfire. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best carbon steel frying pan on Amazon.

8. Paderno Heavy Duty

7. Lodge 15-Inch

6. Joyce Chen Flat Bottom Wok

5. Mauviel M'Steel

4. De Buyer Country Chef

3. Lodge Pre-Seasoned

2. Matfer Bourgeat Black

1. De Buyer Mineral B

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Last updated on April 24, 2018 by Gabrielle Taylor

Originally from a tiny town in Virginia, Gabrielle moved to Los Angeles for a marketing internship at a well-known Hollywood public relations firm and was shocked to find that she loves the West Coast. She spent two years as a writer and editor for a large DIY/tutorial startup, where she wrote extensively about technology, security, lifestyle, and home improvement. A self-professed skincare nerd, she’s well-versed in numerous ingredients and methods, including both Western and Asian products. She is an avid home cook who has whiled away thousands of hours cooking and obsessively researching all things related to food and food science. Her time in the kitchen has also had the curious side effect of making her an expert at fending off attempted food thievery by her lazy boxer dog.

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