Tips to clean burnt, burnt, clean as new pots and pans in a snap

The problem of burning pots and pans has always caused the sisters a headache to find a solution. Let's refer to a few good tips with us to clean burnt and burnt pots and pans in a snap!


1 Clean the burnt pot base

Make the most of kitchen utensils

Use boiling water

– First, you need to fill the pot/pan with water, so that the water level covers the entire burnt area. Add a few drops of soap (or specialized detergent) and put on, turn on the stove and cook until the water boils.

Turn off the heat and let it cool so you can safely touch the pan and water without getting burned.

– Then, you proceed to rub the pot with a specialized tool so that it does not affect the material of the pot or pan.

Dùng nước sôi để làm sạch vết cháy khét nồi chảo

chà nồi bằng vật dụng chuyên dụng

Use baking soda

– After treating the burn with boiling water, you can use more baking soda to clean it further or use it from the beginning with the same method.

– Apply a layer of baking soda on the scorched bottom of the pot, pour enough water, and then turn on the heat and simmer for about 15 – 30 minutes.

– Wait for it to cool down, then you proceed to rub the surface vigorously.

Dùng baking soda để chà vết cháy khét nồi chảo

Use vinegar

– The same way, boil vinegar and water just enough in a pot with a burnt bottom.

– Let cool and proceed to clean the stain.

Dùng giấm để chà vết cháy khét nồi chảo

Use a pot scrubber and soap

This is the most common way to do this, you can use dish soap and a pot scrubber to handle the burnt stains on the bottom of the pot.

Dùng chà nồi và xà phòng để chà vết cháy khét nồi chảo

Use lime and vinegar

– First, you sprinkle lime on the burnt area on the pot and pan, and add a few drops of vinegar to form a paste that covers the burnt area.

– Wait about 10 minutes, then proceed to scrub vigorously to remove stains.

Dùng vôi và giấm để chà vết cháy khét trên nồi chảo

Use hydrogen peroxide and baking soda

You can use a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda to remove burnt stains on pots and pans. Wait for the mixture to soak into the burned area for at least 10 minutes before scrubbing vigorously.

Dùng oxy già (hydro peroxide) và baking soda

Use vinegar and salt

– First, you sprinkle salt on the surface of the pot/pan, then add vinegar and soak the mixture for 15 minutes.

– Next, you use a cleaning tool to rub vigorously on the surface of the pot/pan so that the burn is completely peeled off. After scrubbing the burnt layer, you rinse it with clean water.

– You continue to vinegar the pot/pan with vinegar for another 15 minutes and then rinse with clean water to finish.

Dùng giấm và muối

Use tomato sauce

– First, you soak the burn of the pot/pan with ketchup for 30 minutes and then use a cleaning tool to scrub all the burns until they peel off and rinse with clean water.

Dùng nước sốt cà chua

Use fresh lemon

– First, you cut a fresh lemon into slices and then cover the bottom of the pot/pan, then pour in water and bring to a boil. When the water starts to boil, use a spoon to press firmly on the pieces of lemon and rub it on the bottom of the pot for the burns to gradually peel off and then turn off the stove.

– If some stubborn burns remain, you continue to soak the pot/pan overnight with water and then wipe it clean.

Dùng chanh tươi

Use potatoes and salt

– You cut a potato in half lengthwise and then cover with salt on the surface of the pot and rub the potato on the surface of the pot/pan until the burning layer has completely spread, then rinse with clean water.

Dùng muối và khoai tây

Use specialized cleaners

Besides using items available in the kitchen, you can use specialized cleaners to remove scorch marks on pots and pans as follows:

Kitchen cleaners

Choosing to use specialized cleaners will save you time but depends on whether you can buy them easily or not.

Just spray the solution on the burn, and wait a few minutes before scrubbing hard. Depending on the cleaning solution, you should read the instructions for effective use such as:

  • Barkeeper’s Friend multi-purpose cleaning powder: can be used for pots and pans made of stainless steel, anodized aluminum, copper, ceramic, and glass.
  • Bon Ami natural all-purpose bleach: removes stains well on most pans, including enamel. However, as it is a mild abrasive, it can damage the non-stick surfaces of pots and pans

Sử dụng các chất tẩy rửa để loại bỏ vết cháy khét trên nồi chảo

Metallic polish

You can use a metal polish to remove burnt spots on the bottom of pots and pans, but choose one that matches the metal of the utensil.

Check the label before you buy to make sure it’s safe to use on surfaces that won’t interfere with food preparation.

Dùng chất đánh bóng kim loại để loại bỏ vết cháy khét trên nồi chảo

Use ammonia

Bring and proceed to remove burnt stains on pots and pans in a well-ventilated place, to avoid overexposure to ammonia fumes. You need to use a small amount of ammonia to remove the stain.

If that doesn’t work, try placing pots and pans in one with the ammonia smoke, for 24 hours to give the smoke enough time to remove the burn.

Dùng amoniac

2 Clean burnt pans and pans

Use detergent

You take 4 steps:

Step 1: Pour warm water into the pan with scorch marks.

Đổ nước ấm vào chảo nồi có vết cháy sém.

Step 2: Add a few drops of detergent to the pot, and dissolve. Hot water won’t be strong enough to remove scorch marks from your pan, so you’ll need more detergent to remove the burnt film.

Thêm vài giọt chất tẩy rửa vào nồi chảo, hòa tan

Step 3: After combining detergent and warm water, place the pan and pot on the stove. Turn the heat to high, and bring the mixture to a boil. Let the mixture sit for about 10-15 minutes so that the scorched spots have time to peel off from the bottom of the pan.

Đun sôi hỗn hợp

Step 4: After you boil for about 10 minutes, remove the pot from the stove and let it cool completely for about 20 minutes. Empty the water in the pot, you may notice that the pan is a little cleaner. Next, use a sponge or aluminum scrub to remove any remaining scorch marks.

Làm nguội và chà chảo

Use vinegar and baking soda

Step 1: Make the water so that it covers all the scorch marks on the bottom of the pot.

Đồ nước sao cho phủ hết các vết cháy sém dưới đáy nồi chảo

Step 2: Pour about 1 vinegar into the water and stir well before placing it on the stove, turn up the heat for about 10 minutes.

Thêm giấm vào nước và đun sôi

Step 3: When the vinegar and water mixture is done, remove it from the stove. Sprinkle 2 more baking soda into the pan. The baking soda will react with the vinegar, causing fizzing and bubbling that will help loosen the scorched film and debris.

Lấy nồi chảo ra khỏi bếp và thêm baking soda

Step 4: After making sure the pot has cooled down, pour the mixture and scrub it with hot soapy water. Use a mesh sponge or scrub brush to remove stains.

Tiến hành chà sạch nồi chảo

Use Oven Cleaner

Step 1: Wear gloves to rub the burn and do it in a well-ventilated place. You can wear a dust mask when you use this cleaner.

Đeo găng tay để tiến hành chà vết cháy và thực hiện ở nơi thông thoáng

Step 2: Spray it on the scorched area in small amounts, as it is very toxic and caustic. Use a brush to help the cleaner spread over the surface of the pan.

Xịt nó lên khu vực cháy sém với lượng nhỏ

Step 3: Wait for the detergent to penetrate deep into the scorched area for about 30 minutes, still leaving it in a well-ventilated place.

Chờ chất tẩy rửa thấm sâu vào vết cháy sém khoảng 30 phút

Step 4: Use a scrub brush or sponge to scrub the pan. If you are concerned about this detergent residue remaining on the bottom surface of the pan, wipe it off with a dry cloth, before rinsing it several times.

Chà sạch chảo và rửa sạch

With the above tips, hope to help you successfully handle the burnt and scorched stains on the bottom surface of the pot. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to leave a comment below the article!