Best Aluminum Food Steamers

When we search for cookware we expect it to be a good quality, last long, do the job, clean easy, and be inexpensive. Companies use various materials to manufacture cookware, but the Aluminum is one of the most popular materials used for production of all types of pots and pans.


Aluminum is lightweight, corrosion resistant metal and a good conductor of heat, therefore water and other ingredients in aluminum pots heat faster, so food prepares sooner.

Aluminum is a soft metal and can scratch easily. It’s also reactive to alkaline or acidic foods. Most of aluminum cookware including steamer pots are coated with non stick finish to prevent sticking and burns.

Aluminum steamers

Aluminum steamers are light weight and easy to handle. Aluminum is often used with stainless steel to provide even heat distribution. Although stainless steel is not the best conductor of heat, many manufacturers sandwich a layer of aluminum between stainless steel layers to improve heat conductivity and make the base thicker. Steamers with aluminum cores in their bases are usually expensive. Below is the list of the best aluminum food steamers.

Best Aluminum Food Steamers

VitaChef 12 inch Electric Multi Cooker Steamer Skillet Review

VitaChef electric multi cooker steamer skillet featured image

VitaChef 12 inch electric multi cooker steamer skillet is constructed of aluminum with removable base, temperature control, steamer, skillet and extension ring for cooking small and large quantities of foods. VitaChef electric multi cooker steamer skillet features Multi cooker easily switches between steaming, sautéing, slow-cooking, baking, smoking, grilling, braising, frying and more. Prepares seafood, vegetables, poultry, meats, rice, burgers, pizza, cakes and more. Versatile multi cooker cooks a few types of food at a time. Ready to Cook indicator light. All aluminum construction. Removable lid. … Read Review

Anolon Advanced Hard Anodized 7.5-qt Stock Pot with Stainless Steel Steamer Insert

Anolon Advanced hard anodized 7.5-qt stock pot with steamer insert

Anolon Advanced 7.5-quart stock pot is made of hard anodized aluminum. It has Autograph 2 non-stick coating and a glass lid. Aluminum is lightweight and rust resistant metal. It’s a great conductor of electricity and heat. The surface of aluminum that is covered by a thin layer of aluminum oxide goes through the complicated anodizing process. It increases the thickness of the aluminum oxide layer, that makes it twice harder than stainless steel Anolon Advanced hard anodized 7.5 qt stock pot & steamer features Hard-anodized aluminum pot construction provides even … Read Review

Rachael Ray Porcelain Enamel 3-Quart Steamer Pot

Rachael Ray porcelain enamel 3-quart steamer set image

Rachael Ray 3-quart porcelain enamel steamer pot consists of non-stick aluminum pot, stainless steel perforated steamer insert and a glass lid. It prepares 1 or 2 servings. Rachael Ray porcelain enamel 3-quart steamer pot features Aluminum non-stick pot. Stainless steel steamer. Dual riveted handles for easy lifting.  Oven safe to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Glass lid. Dishwasher safe. Rachael Ray 3-quart steamer pot review The 3 quart aluminum pot has enamel exterior and non-stick interior. It can be used on its own to cook 1-2 servings of food. The … Read Review

Cuisinart MSC-600 3-In-1 Cook Central 6-Quart Multi Cooker

Cuisinart MSC-600 3-In-1 central 6-quart multi slow cooker

Cuisinart MSC-600 3-In-1 cook central slow cooker, brown/sauté & steamer is an electric multi purpose cooker with brushed stainless steel exterior, 6 qt nonstick pot & a glass lid. There are 4-qt and 7-qt Cuisinart 3 in 1 multi cookers available. How Cuisinart MSC-600 cook central multi cooker works The Cuisinart multi cooker is easy to use. It has preset temperatures only for the slow cooker mode. The slow cooker mode temperatures are 212 high, 200 low, 185 simmer and 165 warm. For brown/saute mode temperature ranges from 150 to 400 … Read Review

Presto 06003 Options Electric Multi-Cooker Steamer

Presto 06003 options electric multi cooker steamer deep fryer

  Presto 06003 options electric multi cooker steamer is a multi purpose cast aluminum electric pot with removable temperature control and a glass lid. Presto 06003 options electric multi cooker steamer features. Multi purpose cooking pot, steamer, deep fryer and pasta cooker. Temperature range from 0 to 400 F. Removable heat control & glass lid. Heavy cast aluminum construction. Non-stick interior and exterior. Cooking pot, lid and basket are dishwasher safe except for the heat control. Includes instruction manual plus cooking time info & a few recipes. … Read Review

KitchenAid 3-quart Pot with Stainless Steel Steamer Insert Red

Red KitchenAid steel steamer

Red KitchenAid aluminum nonstick 3-quart pot with stainless steel steamer insert is a multi purpose food steamer with a glass lid. It’s suitable for steaming, cooking and baking. KitchenAid 3-qt pot with stainless steel steamer insert features Heavy gauge aluminum pot construction with reinforced nonstick coating. The pots exterior is coated in porcelain enamel. It’s durable and easy to clean. The pot is oven safe to 400 degrees F. Steamer insert can be used as a colander. The stainless steel insert steams various … Read Review

Circulon Contempo Hard Anodized Asparagus Pot 3.5-Quart with Steamer Basket

Circulon hard anodized steamer asparagus pot

Circulon Contempo hard anodized nonstick 3.5 qt asparagus pot with steamer basket is a full steamer which does not require additional pot unlike the Circulon stainless universal steamer which does. The shape of the steamer is unique and beautiful. It adds a new look to your kitchen and takes less space on the stove top. Due to its tall and narrow construction, you can use it while cooking various dishes in large sauce pans. Nonstick coating allows you to use the pot as … Read Review