We talked about how to use the steamers earlier, but now we're rounding up our favorite and most economical bamboo steamers — all for under $20.00 • Sur La Table Bamboo Steamers, $19.95 comes in sets of three and is available in several sizes. • Joyce Chen Bamboo Steamer Baskets, $19.99 also comes in sets of three (most typically do). Hand wash!
• Helen Chen's Asian Kitchen 10-Inch Bamboo Steamer, $17.50 is the cheapest option and doesn't seem to be very different from the more expensive ones and great reviews certainly help! • Your Local Markets The best advice for purchasing a great bamboo steamer that will last for years — visit your local china town and markets. You'll find inexpensive options that the locals use. Related: The World of Woks