Seasoning a Carbon Steel Pan

How to Season a Carbon Steel Pan: A Quick Guide Much like a cast iron skillet needs to be seasoned, so too does a carbon steel pan. Many will come pre-seasoned, but if yours does not, following the proper steps protects the pan and helps to  make sure that you get the best out of your carbon steel pan or woks for years to come. You'll have to occasionally season the pan again, but the tips here will get you started so that you can begin cooking in your carbon steel pan right away. Experts recommend seasoning a carbon steel pan with flaxseed oil, but sunflower or coconut oil are also viable choices. Seasoning your carbon steel pan for the first time. Before you season your carbon steel pan, it's important to wash it first to remove the coating applied in the factory to ward off rust during transport. You