The MSR Ceramic Solo Pot is aimed at the solo traveller or mountaineer due to its practical 1.3 litre capacity, compact stowing size and low weight of 210 grams, but it is also useful as second small pot for groups or as a ‘quick brew’ pot.
The new 2020 Ceramic Solo is made from hard anodised aluminium for light weight strength and coated internally with Fusion® ceramic non-stick coating for easy cooking and cleaning.
Fusion® ceramic is the toughest non-stick coating ever employed on MSR cookware.
It stands up to high temperatures and the rigours of outdoor cooking. Its also free of PTFEs and PFOAs, making it a safe non-stick option that’s easy to clean.
• Fusion® Ceramic: Ultra-durable non-stick coating handles abuse, is safe at high temperatures, and is PTFE- and PFOA-free, for superior, worry-free non-stick performance.
• Cook Freely: Easy clean-up makes this pot perfect for cooking real meals on the trail.
• Ultralight: 1.3 L pot handles the duties of basic cooking with minimal weight.
• Efficient: Lid doubles as a strainer, and aluminium disperses heat more evenly.
• Includes: (1) 1.3 L non-stick, hard-anodized aluminium pot, (1) aluminium strainer lid, (1) Talon™ pot handle.
Weight: 0.21 kg (EMS office scales 214 grams)
Packed Size: 157mm diameter x 78mm height.
Max dimensions with protrusions: 170mm x 97mm
Material(s): Ceramic Coated Aluminium, Aluminium Lid, Stainless Steel, Nylon, EPDM
Editor's Comments: Hard anodised aluminium is stronger and harder than regular aluminium and the new ceramic non-stick surface makes it a pleasure to cook with and easy to clean up afterwards.
I use a Ceramic Solo pot for cooking all kinds of food and I can cook even delicate foods like scrambled eggs without burning or sticking. Omelettes used to be a tall order, but provided you have a stove with a reasonably wide flame spread, or if you keep the pan moving to avoid ‘hot spots’, then omelettes are on the menu too.
With a little oil or butter whole chicken breasts are easy, although I usually cut them in to more manageable sized pieces.
If you want steak, try cutting it into four or six smaller pieces and keep it moving in the pan. I’ve don’t this several times and you can seal the meat to keep the juices inside without overheating the pan
If you are cooking messy foods, frying meat in oil or sauces with a lot of oil in (curry for example), then the non-stick Solo pot is very easy to clean. The surface is so smooth most food and oil can be poured off. A wipe with a sheet of kitchen paper or a cloth finishes the job. You can even leave your pan until the morning. Dried on food slides off the surface just as easily.
The handle has a hinge so flips over the top of the pan locking the lid in position for transport. It’s a neat trick.
Also See: MSR Ceramic Pot Set 2020 and MSR Ceramic Skillet 2020.
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