Induction frying pans

We last tested frying pans in 2016. There are no updates planned.

Cooking an egg in a frying pan.

Le Creuset

Signature 3 ply Stainless-steel Frying Pan

score

73

Avg price

$359

Member Reviews

    This induction frying pan heats evenly and has very good surface durability. But its handle may get dangerously hot.

    Test results

    • 70
      Evenness of cooking
    • 80
      Surface durability
    • 73
      Ease of use

    Good points

    • Good evenness of cooking.
    • Very good surface durability.
    • Easy to use.
    • Lightweight.
    • Balanced (so there’s less pressure on your wrist when lifting).
    • Oven safe.
    • Very easy to clean.
    • Suitable for metal utensils.
    • Claims to be PFOA-, lead- and cadmium-free.

    Bad points

    • Stainless-steel handle may become dangerously hot and has no non-slip grip.

    How we test

    Overall score includes:

    Evenness of cooking (50%)
    Surface durability (25%)
    Ease of use (25%)

    Price is based on a November 2016 survey.

    Model

    • Avg price

      $359

    Specifications

    • Weight (kg)

      1.1

    • Base diameter (cm)

      19

    • Base thickness (cm)

      0.4

    Features

    • Handle

      Stainless-steel

    • Flatness of base when heated

      Concaved

    • Oven safe

      Up to 260°C

    • Non-stick lining

    • Suitable for metal utensils

      Yes

    • Dishwasher safe

      Yes (but manufacturer advised this may damage over time)

    • Claims no PFOA

      Yes

    More Info

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