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Listed below are some of the more common oils and fats and their smoke points.

Smokes Above 400ºF (200°C)

  1. Corn Oil
  2. Grapeseed Oil
  3. Peanut Oil
  4. Refined Canola Oil
  5. Refined Olive Oil
  6. Refined Coconut Oil
  7. Safflower Oil
  8. Soybean Oil
  9. Sunflower Oil

Smokes Around or Below 400ºF (200°C)

  1. Animal Fats (lard, duck, goose, and chicken)
  2. Clarified butter
  3. Semi-Refined Canola Oil

Smokes Below 350ºF (175°C)

  1. Butter
  2. Extra-virgin Olive Oil
  3. Unrefined Canola Oil
  4. Unrefined Coconut Oil
  5. Unrefined Corn Oil
  6. Unrefined Nut Oils
  7. Unrefined Safflower Oil
  8. Unrefined Sesame Oil
  9. Unrefined Sunflower Oil

Note: The smoking point of all oils depends on the type of oil and how it was processed.