One may also ask, can you fry in a stock pot?
For deep frying, you want a stockpot that will evenly distribute and retain heat, and wipe clean without sticky oil residue. … Enameled cast iron Dutch ovens, like the famous Le Creuset models, are ideal for the task, as well as regular cast iron Dutch ovens (the oil will help season them with frequent use).
Keeping this in view, how big is a 16 quart pot?
Top Diameter:11 9/16 Inches. Bottom Diameter:10 1/4 Inches. Height:10 1/8 Inches.
How big is an average pot?
There are a few common sizes to choose from, including 1–1.5 quart, 2–2.5 quart, 3 quart, and 4 quart. Saucepans should come with a tight-fitting lid.
Stainless Steel Brew Kettle – 20 Quarts (5 Gallons)
But, for a bigger crowd, consider the 19-20-quart pot, which can handle 5 to 6 lobsters. The key is not overcrowding the pot and covering all of the lobsters with water or else the heat won’t circulate evenly.
Height:12 3/16 Inches.
The stockpot’s tall, narrow sides ensure that liquid contents evaporate more slowly than in a pot where the liquid has more exposure to the air, so the stock pot is best used for particularly brothy, long-simmering mixtures like—well, stocks and soups—and also for boiling things like pasta or potatoes and for steaming …
A 7-9-quart pot is sufficient for entertaining and big-batch cooking. You can find them in larger sizes, as well; up to 13 quarts. This pot can do so much more than simmer together a silky sauce—it’s convenient for smaller batches of dried beans and grains. Seek out pans that are sturdy and heavy (no aluminum).
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Choose the Right Size Pot
The general rule for selecting a crawfish pot is 2 quarts of water per every pound of crawfish, i.e., a 30-quart pot can handle a 15 lb. sack of crawfish, a 60-quart pot can handle a 30 lb. sack, etc.
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