The best woks make the best stir-fry dishes. While woks are often associated with Asian cuisine, it is also ideal for cooking techniques that require an even, centralized heat source. These include braising, steaming, broiling, and making sauces.
See our top five recommendations for the best wok for your kitchen.
Calphalon Contemporary Hard-Anodized Aluminum Nonstick Flat-Bottom Wok
This 10-inch Calphalon Contemporary nonstick pan takes its design cues from the traditional wok with a deep bowl and burner-compatible bottom that keeps the heat contained in the middle. • Perfect for sautéing and stir-frying meats, seafood, and vegetables • The heavy-gauge, hard-anodized aluminum body ensures even heat distribution • Durable triple-layer, PFOA-free nonstick surface for low-fat frying • Works well with gas, electric, halogen, radiant, or glass ceramic stovetops • Oven safe up to 450°F • Also available in 13-inch sizes Joyce Chen J22-0060 Flat Bottom Wok
This 14-inch flat wok is built with a heavy-gauge carbon steel body and ergonomic, stay-cool Phenolic handles. • Requires seasoning • Additional handle for easy transport • Handle loop for hanging storage • Ideal for electric or gas ranges 14-inch T-Fal Ultimate Hard Anodized Nonstick Wok
With a rugged hard anodized aluminum body, this 14-inch wok from T-fal features an anti-warping heat base superior non-stick coating. • Retains heat and offers excellent resistance against acid and corrosion • Heavy-gauge aluminum cookware for frying, sautéing and browning • Titanium reinforced interior prevents food from sticking to the bottom Oven safe up to 400°F • Riveted silicone handle for comfort and safety Lodge Pro-Logic Wok with Flat Base and Loop Handles
This 14-inch, flat bottom, pre-seasoned wok is made of cast iron. It retains heat better than other metals – perfect for stir-frying, searing, and sautéing on the stove, grill or over the campfire. • Unparalleled in heat retention and even heat distribution • Pre-seasoned with 100% natural vegetable oil • Large handles and flat base • Great for induction cooktops Cooks Standard Stainless Steel 13-Inch Multi-Ply Clad Wok
This three-layer multi-ply wok from Cooks Standard features premium-grade 18/10 stainless steel with an aluminum alloy core for fast and even heating. • Riveted solid stainless steel handles with stay-cool technology • Tight-fit stainless steel dome lid traps in heat and moisture for efficient cooking • Brushed finish base works well with gas, electric, ceramic glass, and induction stovetops • Oven safe up to 500°F