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Bob Fletcher

Kamado Joe Wok set-up

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Just got my Kamado Joe cast iron wok and wanted to give it a try.  Wife had two stainless steel bowls of the same size (13.5" x 4.5"), so I nabbed one and drilled a bunch of 1/2" holes in the bottom.  Decided it sat a little too low for the purpose of wok cooking, so I put a couple of concrete bricks in the bottom of the Joe.  The pan full of coals then sat nice and close the the x-rack.  First cook went amazingly well - with two starter cubes it was up to 450 deg (dome) within about 30 minutes.  A set the wok in the center ring of the x-rack and it was smokin' hot in just a few minutes.  

 

I can see the SS bowl working very well for wok cooking or small center grill cooks.  Will have to give it a try, when I get my Big Joetisserie, but I am guessing with coals all around the outside of the bowl, it should work great for rotisserie or other indirect cooks also.

 

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