- Set your grill pan back on the stove and fill it with about two to three inches of water.
- After a few minutes of boiling, food particles should begin to float to the surface.
- Use a spatula and scrape between the ridges to loosen up any excess stuck-on food.
Likewise, can I use steel wool on cast iron?
Use a fine grade steel wool pad and scrub the pan surface, inside and out, to remove rust and debris. Wash the residue with hot water and mild soap if needed. Once you have cleaned all the residue off the cast iron skillet, wash and dry your skillet as noted.
People also ask, how do you clean stainless steel grill pans?
How do you get baked on grease off a grill pan?
Place the grill pan in your sink and rinse away any large pieces of food. Next fill the pan with about half an inch of water and a few drops of mild dish soap. Use a non-abrasive sponge or brush, like the Le Creuset Grill Pan Brush, to gently scrub the pan to remove any sticky or greasy residue.
To strip your cast iron pans in the oven, set them upside down on the middle rack, close the door and run the self-cleaning setting. Allow your pans to cool in the oven, then remove and wash with hot soapy water and, if needed, some steel wool to remove any remaining seasoning, rust or flakes.