How to clean burnt grease from the bottom of frying pans

Cooking is an art, and the cooking pans complete the art. After cooking all the delicious juicy beef roast, lamb stew, you will be left with messy pans with burnt grease inside and outside. For me, cooking food is like I am there in the kitchen forever, but when you are done cooking almost and attending your baby, you will forget about the food, and it will burn; all these happens in a minute. After all these, you will get a burnt frying pan before you, and it needs to get cleaned. This burning incident happens a lot, but the pots will stay good if you remove the grease quickly. Don’t let the stains sit on the pan, or else your pan will get the strong stain to remove. In this article, you will get tips about how to clean burnt grease from the bottom of frying pans with simple ingredients. Trust me; you will get your pan back to the original condition.

How to clean burnt grease from the bottom of frying pans

How to clean the outside bottom of a pan

The burnt food that is stuck on the bottom makes your pan look horrific, don’t worry about the look as it will go away with some cleaning methods and patience.

You will need:

  1. Nonabrasive sponge
  2. Warm water
  3. Baking soda
  4. Vinegar
  5. Dish soap

Using warm water and dish soap:

Before using the above ingredients, try the necessary cleaning at first. Sometimes the cleaning process takes time rather than the basic one.

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Take the burnt pot and soak it in warm water for one hour to overnight, based on burnt amount.

The water will loosen up the debris to scrub off easily.

Take the sponge and scrub the pan inside and outside. Sometimes this process works well for some pans. If the warm water doesn’t work, use the dish soap in the water and let it soak for one hour or overnight.

Using baking soda:

For strong stains, you will need to do more than scrubbing—this time; you have to use baking soda, white vinegar, and water.

Rinse and soak the pan with warm water. Then scrub the whole pan with the sponge to remove the loose remains.

Take two tablespoons of baking soda and three tablespoons of the dishwasher liquid and make the mixture. Dip the sponge in the mixture and scrub the pan with it. You will see the magic in no time.

You can also make a paste with baking soda.

Using white vinegar:

Take 2 cups of vinegar in the sink and then soak the pan in it for 30 minutes to one hour.

After soaking, rinse the frying pan with warm water.

After removing the stains, use a dry towel to remove all the extra water. You can use a lemon to rub the pan; it will help to brighten up the pan inside and outside. Your pan will get a new look.

How to remove the burnt grease from the frying pans

While cooking food, getting burnt food is normal. Removing the oil from the pan is an exhausting process, but the stain removes completely.

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Baking soda and vinegar:


Yes, you can use salt to clean the burnt stain from the bottom. Try to use the kosher salt as it works on a greasy mess. Mix the salt in dish powder and warm water or in lemon juice and scrub the burnt portion. You will be satisfied.


This item works to revive the tarnished and dull pans and pots. Coat the stained area with ketchup in a thin layer and wipe the area after 10-15 minutes.

Dryer shit

At first, soak the pan with water and soap then add a sheet in the mixer at the bottom. Leave it for one hour. The sheet will absorb all the burnt grease and will give you a fresh frying pan.


Pour soda in a hot pan and coat the soda at the bottom. Leave the carbonation of the soda to work to loosen up the burnt grease. Then wash the pan.

Oven cleaner

You can use the oven cleaner to clean the grease from the bottom pan, and it is safe. Just spray the cleaner on the burnt area and leave it overnight. Then scrub and rinse the oils from the pan using soap and warm water.

Final thought

To clean burnt grease from the bottom of frying pans can be done in various methods. You can use any one of the methods to clean the burnt pan bottom. Try every method one after another; it will weaken the burnt grease to clean.

Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba is passionate about home improvement and design. As a child, she grew up helping her dad renovate their childhood home. Many of her skills came from this experience. Jessica loves DIY projects and sharing her passion for home design with others since she lives in Los Angeles.

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