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I.O.Shen Broad Blade Chinese Shredding Knife 16.5cm


I.O.Shen Broad Blade Chinese Shredding Knife 16.5cm

Product number: 71958


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Product Features

  • An iconic cleaver-shaped knife
  • Ultra-sharp blade for slicing, dicing and chopping
  • Amply wide to lift ingredients from board to pan
  • Ideal for all kinds of stir-fry prep
  • Lifetime manufacturer's guarantee

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  • I.O.Shen Broad Blade Chinese Shredding Knife 16.5cm

    Almost completely straight along the cutting edge of the deep blade, this I.O.Shen Broad Blade Chinese Shredding Knife is an iconic shape for keen fans of Chinese cookery. With a rounded tip to allow greater freedom of movement. The cleaver styling lends itself to the chopping techniques used by Oriental chefs.

    Triplex steel blade 16.5cm L.

    Hand wash.


    For I.O.Shen, the pursuit of an amazing knife sharpener was a personal one and once they found it, they realised they were onto something and brought the Electric Knife Wizard to us… it’s become a Lakeland customer favourite in the years since then so, when they came to us with this incredible knife range, we knew they would be high-calibre, premium pieces.

    Developed after a visit to the knife sharpener factory in a secret location somewhere in the Far East, the team were offered some Japanese-style knives to try – they were very crude with basic handles but the blades were exceptionally sharp, so I.O.Shen set about developing them.

    I.O.Shen believe good cooks deserve proper knives that perform brilliantly, so they improved the handles, brought them back to the UK and gave them to butchers, caterers and chefs for testing to see if the range would be up to scratch for commercial use. The response was incredible! Every one of the testers wanted to buy the samples immediately and more for their friends and colleagues – no-one had ever worked with such a reliably sharp blade before. In fact, certain well-respected professional chef blogs now say that I.O.Shen knives are better than most of the really famous German-style brands.

    Long-lasting Sharpness

    The secret is in the metal. It might seem obvious that a super-sharp edge is best made from a really hard metal, but super-hard metals are brittle and break easily. I.O.Shen have found a way to create a Triplex sandwich of super-hard steel between layers of a softer stainless steel that protect the core while allowing the Japanese-style 15°cutting edge to be sharpened to a keenness that lasts far longer than most.

    Full Tang Handles

    The handles have gone onto become things of beauty. Loosely based on the initials I.O.S, the oriental design that you see is an integral part of the Tai Tang – the pattern is created as one piece with the knife blade and the handle is painstakingly hand-finished with care once the heat-resistant ebonite handle has been moulded around the steel.

    So, I.O.Shen have achieved a minor miracle… creating beautiful-looking knives that are perfectly weighted and balanced, with long-lasting blades that rarely need sharpening because they maintain their edge so well.

    Award Winning

    Recognised for their perfection by the Excellence in Housewares Awards, I.O.Shen knives are perfect for professional chefs and home cooks who’d like top-of-the-range, professional-quality knives for their own kitchen. There’s a knife in their range to suit any task as well as a choice of storage options and sharpeners.

    Lifetime manufacturer's guarantee.

    Find I.O.Shen Knife Care Instructions here.

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  • I.O.Shen Broad Blade Chinese Shredding Knife 16.5cm


    "Wow, just wow."

    After managing for years with cheap knives I decided to treat myself to some new ones. The sharpness of these is incredible. The first time I used it I cut my thumb. I didn't know until I saw the blood. What do they say? You're more likely to cut yourself with a blunt knife? I can't say I agree. LOL. Thoroughly recommend these knives, just be careful.

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