Best Plastic Food Steamers

There are so many products such as food containers, bottles, kitchen utensils that are made of plastic. Clear plastic approved by the FDA is widely used for manufacturing upper parts of electric food steamers such as tiers, dividers, rice bowls and lids. The bases are often made of steel or another type of plastic.

Plastic food steamers

Clear plastic is often used to manufacture electric or non electric food steamers. Comparing them to stainless steel, aluminum and microwave steamers they have pros and cons.


The benefit of clear plastic food steamer is that it’s lightweight, compact for easy storage and allows you to watch the steaming process without lifting a lid. Plastic upper parts are easy to clean in a dishwasher.

The bad side is that plastic contains chemicals, that may leech into the food during heating. Below is the list of the best plastic food steamers.

       Best plastic food steamers

CuiZen ST-1412 Home Hot Dog Steamer Bun Warmer

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CuiZen ST-1412 home hot dog bun steamer is made of plastic to steam up to 12 hot dogs and 12 buns at a time. It is easy to use steaming machine with 60 minute timer. It consists of the base, 2 drawers and a lid.  CuiZen ST-1412 home hot dog steamer features Steams a variety of foods. Steams up to 12 Hot Dogs & 12 Buns in 12 minutes at one time. The warmer … Read Review

Tupperware 2 Tier Microwave Plastic Smart Steamer Green

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Tupperware 2 tier stack-able microwave smart steamer is made of plastic to steam small & large quantities of vegetables and meats. It’s available in purple color. Tupperware 2 tier microwave steamer features 2 tier food steamer. Handy for preparing small and large quantities of food. Steamer set includes: 1 3/4 qt water tray, steaming plate, perforated steaming bowl, cover and recipe booklet. Stack-able and handy for travel. Dishwasher safe. Limited Lifetime Warranty. … Read Review

Mastrad Silicone Plastic Microwave Large Multi-Steamer, Green

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Mastrad multi-steamer, green is made of silicone and plastic. It’s designed to steam a variety of foods in microwave. There are black and red colors available. Mastrad silicone microwave, large multi-steamer consists of 4 parts: strainer, lid, bowl and plate. Lid and strainer are made of silicone. Bowl and divider plate are made of hard, translucent plastic. They are easy to clean. Mastrad silicone plastic microwave large multi-steamer features Made of … Read Review

Sistema BPA FREE Microwave 11 cups Rice Steamer Multicooker

Sistema rice microwave steamer is a BPA FREE multi cooker. It prepares 11 cups of rice. It also cooks quinoa, polenta, couscous and so much more. Sistema rice microwave steamer features Multi purpose cooker. Prepares 11 cups of rice. 2.6 L, 88 Oz, 11 cups capacity. Measurements: Length is  8.5 “, Width is 7.7 “, Height is 6.3”. BPA FREE. Comes with a spoon, pressure chamber tray and manual with recipes. Dishwasher safe … Read Review

Sistema Large Microwave BPA FREE Steamer

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Sistema large microwave steamer is a BPA FREE polypropylene steamer. It cooks a variety of vegetables and rice. There are small, medium, large and x-large sizes available. Sistema microwave steamer features Made from BPA-free Polypropylene. Steams a variety of vegetables. Dishwasher safe (top rack only). Microwave safe with vent open. Freezer safe. Made in New Zealand. Measurements and capacity 109 Oz / 3.2 L. Capacity Steamer length is 9.4 inches. … Read Review

Prepworks from Progressive Microwave 12-Cup Rice Pasta Cooker

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Prepworks from Progressive microwave 12-cup rice pasta cooker is a 17 piece BPA FREE plastic set. It includes pasta strainer, steaming insert, pasta measurer, measuring cups, spoons, rice paddle, lid and instruction manual. Prepworks from Progressive microwave rice pasta cooker features 12 cups capacity. According to manufacturers website the microwave 17 piece cooker set is BPA FREE. Locking lid. Steams a variety of small, medium and large vegetables. Dishwasher safe (top rack). Model number: GMRC-500. Check … Read Review

Prepworks from Progressive BPA FREE Microwavable Steamer

Prepworks from Progressive 1 quart microwave steamer is BPA FREE green plastic fish and vegetable steamer with clear lid. Progressive microwave steamer features According to the official manufacturer website, it’s BPA FREE. Steams vegetables, fruits and fish. 1 quart capacity. Steamer prepares 1-2 servings. Adjustable steam vent control. Measurements 11″ x 9.5″. Dishwasher safe (top rack). Model number: GMMC-450. Progressive BPA FREE microwave steamer review Microwave steamer includes green water tray, green perforated steamer insert … Read Review

Wolfgang Puck 3-Tier Rapid Food Steamer Review

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Wolfgang Puck 3-tier rapid food steamer bistro is available in red, black and white colors. It starts steaming immediately and prepares a variety of foods at a  time. Wolfgang Puck 3-tier rapid food steamer features 3 tier food steamer. Removable tiers. Plastic construction with stainless steel trays. Prepares a variety of foods. Steamer includes: housing, 3 tiers, 3 stainless steel basket trays, drip tray, rice tray (bowl), water tank, lid, … Read Review

Rosewill RHRC-13002 Fuzzy Logic 20 Cup Rice Cooker & Food Steamer

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Rosewill Fuzzy Logic 20 cup rice cooker steamer has micro computer that automatically adjusts the cooking time according to water and rice amount. It holds 10 cups of uncooked dry rice yielding 20 cups of cooked rice. Rosewill Fuzzy Logic rice cooker steams a variety of foods while rice cooks below. It can cook as little as 1 cup of uncooked dry rice. Rosewill RHRC-13002 Fuzzy Logic 20 cup rice cooker steamer … Read Review

BELLA 13872 2 Tier Food Steamer, Black

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BELLA black 13872 food steamer is 2 tier plastic steamer & egg cooker. BELLA black 13872 2 tier food steamer features. 2 tier plastic construction. Removable tier for steaming small quantities. Each tier holds and cooks 8 eggs. Total 16 eggs. 7L capacity. Water level window with minimum and maximum lines. External inlet allows to add water without removing tiers and interrupting steaming process. With auto shutoff if water level gets too low. … Read Review

BPA FREE Aroma 5-Quart 2 Tier Food Steamer

 Aroma 5-quart 2 tier food steamer is electric BPA FREE plastic food steamer with stainless steel base and handy features. It prepares 3-4 servings. BPA FREE Aroma 5-quart 2 tier food steamer features. Maximum 60 minutes cooking time is enough to steam meats, seafood and hard vegetables. When steaming cycle is completed it shuts of automatically. Steaming starts immediately. 2 tiers with total 5 quart capacity. BPA FREE plastic construction with stainless steel … Read Review

Black & Decker 28-Cup Rice Cooker

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Black & Decker 28-cup rice cooker has plastic exterior, non-stick inner pot, one cook switch, stay cool handles and a glass lid. It prepares rice, pasta, soups, oatmeal & stews. Black & Decker 28-cup rice cooker features. Versatile. Cook various types of food. 28-cup cooked rice capacity. Non stick Teflon coated removable cooking pot. See through tempered glass lid. Pot and lid are dishwasher safe. One touch operation. Cook and Warm indicator lights. Plastic … Read Review

Black & Decker 14-Cup Rice Cooker

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Black & Decker 14-cup (cooked) rice cooker cooks rice for 3-4 servings. It’s a medium size cooker with plastic exterior. Black & Decker 14-cup rice cooker features. See through tempered glass lid. Nonstick cooking pot. Plastic steamer basket. One touch operation. Automatically switches to Keep Warm. Cook and warm indicator lights. Comes with rice measuring cup and serving spoon. Removable cooking pot and lid are dishwasher safe. Model: RC3314W. 2-year limited warranty. … Read Review

Black & Decker Food Steamer with Flavor Scenter Screen

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Black & Decker food steamer with flavor scenter screen features 75 min timer and a divider to separate products. Black & Decker food steamer with flavor scenter screen features. Flavor scenter screen for dry or fresh herbs and spices to spice up the food. 4 quart capacity. 1 tier. Divider for steaming 2 different types of food at once. Comes with 8 cup rice bowl and steaming guide for various foods. … Read Review

Black & Decker HS2000 Flavor Scenter Steamer & Rice Cooker

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Black & Decker HS2000 flavor scenter steamer and rice cooker is 1 tier plastic electric food steamer with flavor scenter screen for herbs and spices to spice up the meats, fish, rice and vegetables. Black & Decker HS2000 flavor scenter steamer and rice cooker features. Flavor scenter screen to spice up fish, chicken, vegetables and rice. 75 minutes maximum cooking time. Comes with 7 cup capacity rice bowl. Bowl, cover, and drip … Read Review

Black & Decker HS2776 Double-Decker Flavor-Scenter Steamer Deluxe Food Steamer

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Black & Decker HS2776 electronic double-decker flavor-scenter steamer deluxe steamer is electric 2 tier food steamer. It has plastic construction with large 7 quart capacity. Black & Decker HS2776 double-decker flavor deluxe steamer features Electronic with 75-minute timer with signal bell. Auto shut-off for safety. Built-in flavor-scenter screen spices up fish, chicken, and vegetables. 2 tiers, each tier 3.5 quart capacity, total 7 quart capacity. Comes with 7 cup capacity rice … Read Review

Black & Decker HS1000 Handy Steamer with Flavor Scenter Screen

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Black & Decker HS1000 handy steamer with flavor scenter screen is electric 4 quart 1 tier plastic steamer & rice cooker. Black & Decker HS1000 handy steamer flavor scenter screen features. Creates instant steam. Steams vegetables, meats, rice, eggs and seafood. 75 minutes maximum cooking time with auto shut-off and signal. See through water reservoir window with exterior inlet allows you to add water without interrupting steaming process. Built-in flavor-scenter screen for flavoring foods with … Read Review

Black & Decker Food Steamer Flavor Scenter Screen Plus

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Black & Decker food steamer flavor scenter screen plus is electric plastic 2.5 quart steamer with flavor scenter to spice up the rice, vegetables, meats, fish. Black & Decker food steamer flavor scenter screen plus features. Creates instant steam. 2.5 quart capacity steaming bowl for steaming various foods. 75-minute timer and automatic shut off both with signal bells. Steams vegetables, chicken, seafood, rice. Comes with 4 cup rice steaming bowl. Flavor scenter … Read Review

Black & Decker HS1050 Food Steamer Flavor Scenter Screen

Black & Decker HS1050 food steamer with flavor scenter screen is multi purpose 2 tier 7 qt electric plastic steamer. The screen is built in to spice up veggies, rice and meats. Black & Decker HS1050 food steamer with flavor scenter screen features Plastic construction. Prepares various types of food: poultry, fish, rice, eggs, oatmeal, small and large vegetables. Steams 5 cups of rice in rice bowl which comes with the … Read Review

Oster 2 Tier Electric Food Steamer

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Oster electric food steamer is made of plastic and consists of 2 removable tiers with 60 minute timer and auto shut off. It steams vegetables, seafood and meats. Oster food steamer features Steams fish, vegetables, poultry. 2 collapsible tiers for easy storage. 5-quart capacity. Automatic 60-minute timer. Auto shut-off. Power indicator light. Plastic parts are dishwasher-safe except for the base. 400 Watts. Oster food steamer review Oster steamer is an affordable and easy … Read Review

Oster 5711 Mechanical Electric Food Steamer

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Oster 5711 6 quart mechanical food steamer is a multi purpose 2 tier electric plastic steamer with 75 minute timer & auto shut off. It steams rice, vegetables, meats, eggs, seafood, burgers and more. Oster 5711 mechanical food steamer features Steaming starts immediately. Steams a variety of foods. 2 removable tiers. 6.1 quart capacity. 75 minute timer. Auto shut-off for safety. Large upper tier is 3-4/5-quart capacity. Small bottom tier is 2-3/10-quart … Read Review

Oster 5712 Electronic 2-Tier 6-Quart Food Steamer

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Oster 5712  6-qt food steamer is a multi purpose 2-tier electric plastic steamer with 12 hrs delay start & 95 minute timer. It cooks rice, eggs, vegetables, meats, burgers and cheese snacks. Oster 5712 food steamer features 2 tier food steamer with 6.1 quart capacity. Steams different types of food. Steaming starts immediately. 12 hours delay start time. LCD display. 95 minute timer. See through water reservoir. An exterior water … Read Review

Heaven Fresh HF 1011 NaturoPure 10-Cup Rice Cooker Electric, White

Heaven Fresh HF 1011 NaturoPure 10 cup rice cooker

Heaven Fresh HF 1011 NaturoPure electric 10-cup (cooked) rice cooker is made of plastic with auto switch off to keep warm, glass lid, stay cool handles and removable pot. Heaven Fresh HF 1011 NaturoPure 10-cup (cooked) electric rice cooker is suitable for medium or large size family. It’s easy to use. Heaven Fresh HF 1011 NaturoPure 10-cup electric rice cooker features. See through glass lid allows you to watch the process without lifting it. Light indicator lets you know when food … Read Review

Heaven Fresh HF 8333 NaturoPure Digital Food Steamer 3 Tier Electric Large

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Heaven Fresh HF 8333 NaturoPure digital steamer is large 12 quart electric plastic food steamer with a lot of great integrated features. It has 3 removable tiers, preset program & timer. Large 3 tier Heaven Fresh NaturoPure digital food steamer features It’s perfect size steamer for a large or extra large family. The capacity of the steamer is 12 quarts or 11.5 liters. It has easy to use preset program to prepare different … Read Review

Viante CUC-30ST Intellisteam Counter Top Food Steamer BPA FREE with 3 Separate Compartments

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Viante CUC-30ST intellisteam counter top food steamer with 3 separate compartments is a large BPA FREE plastic steamer with stainless steel base and programmable digital control system. Smart Viante CUC-30ST intellisteam counter top food steamer with 3 compartments has separate timer and temperature control system for each compartment. Viante CUC-30ST intellisteam counter top food steamer features It steams everything from A to Z. With programmable digital control system and eight preset functions … Read Review

Whirlpool 8205262RB Plastic Universal Microwave Steamer

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Whirlpool 8205262RB universal microwave steamer is made of plastic and fits all brands of microwaves with an oven capacity. Whirlpool universal microwave steamer steams chicken, vegetables, rice, fish and other seafood products. It steams products to perfection and doesn’t dry them out. Whirlpool plastic universal microwave steamer features Steams fish, poultry, vegetables and rice. Made of durable plastic. Steamer measurements: 13.75″ by 8.50″ by 5.25″. Comes with instruction booklet. Dishwasher safe. Check price … Read Review

Hamilton Beach Digital Simplicity Deluxe Rice Cooker Steamer 20 cup

Hamilton Beach digital simplicity deluxe rice cooker steamer

Hamilton Beach Digital Simplicity Deluxe rice cooker is a multi purpose cooker steamer with a non-stick pot & stainless steel exterior. It cooks a variety of rice, grains, soup, second dishes & steams vegetables and meats. Hamilton Beach Digital Simplicity rice cooker steamer features Cooks from 4 to 20 cups of rice. Up to 15 hours delay start time. Cooking options: boil/simmer, white rice, whole grain and steam. Auto keep warm function (when … Read Review

Hamilton Beach Digital 2 Tier Food Steamer 37537

Hamilton Beach digital steamer

Hamilton Beach digital 2 tier food steamer is a multi purpose plastic steam cooker with a lot of great features. It steams corn, eggs, rice, vegetables, meats, seafood and more. Hamilton Beach digital 2 tier food steamer 37537 features. 2 tiers and removable divider allow you to steam large products. Printed graphics on the base with recommended cooking time. Delay start time. Maximum 60 minutes cooking timer. The countdown timer window. On/Off. Water level … Read Review

T-fal Balanced Living 2-Tier Food Steamer Electric Compact 4-Quart

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T-fal 2-tier electric food steamer small balanced living compact 4-quart vc133851 has digital controls with 60-minute timer which is very easy to program and use. Steamer is dishwasher safe except for the base. This steamer is suitable for small family as it has 4-quart capacity. Each tier of 2 quarts. T-fal balanced living 2 tier food steamer digital controls & timer. Steamer has digital controls which are very easy to use and … Read Review