Norpro red knockdown 8 inch steamer insert strainer is made of silicone and requires pan with the same 8 inches/20cm diameter to create a complete seal for steaming. Nonstick silicone steamer is easy to clean.
How Norpro red knockdown 8 inch silicone steamer works.
Steamer insert has nice stay cool non-slip handle which is 5.75 inches/14.5cm long on one side and small hook on the other side which let the steamer insert hang over the pan with water. It works as a steamer insert with a pan with same 8″ diameter and deep enough where the pan’s lid sits tightly on the steamer top.
Norpro red knockdown 8 inch silicone steamer insert strainer is great for steaming 3-4 servings of vegetables, but it’s not suitable for dumplings, as they are made from tender dough and have to be placed on a steamer without contacting each other.
Norpro red silicone steamer is heat resistant to 465F/240C and suitable only for steaming vegetables. Small items like green peas may fall through the holes.
Norpro silicone steamer insert works great as a strainer for pasta.
Norpro red knockdown 8 inch silicone steamer dimensions.
The steamer has trapeze shape. The steamer dimensions are:
Diameter at the top is 8″
Diameter at the bottom is 6.5″
Handle length is 5.75″
It works with most of 3 quart pans or pots and folds up for easy storage.
Norpro Red Knockdown 8 Inch Silicone Steamer Insert Strainer
- Non-stick and non toxic.
- Small, compact steamer works as a steamer insert & strainer.
- Heat resistant to 465F/240C.
- Stay cool non-slip handle.
- Easy to clean.
- May show sign of wear in folding areas.