There are a few items that you need for sous vide cooking, aside from the actual cooker itself. The two most important ones are the containers and the rack. Sure, you can cook without the rack, but seeing as how there are foods that can take a whole night to be prepared, you’ll want to avoid having to keep an eye on them the entire time. Sous vide racks were created with the purpose of keeping the food bags in one place, preventing them from floating on the top side of the container.
When you’re a fan of sous vide cooking, you’ll experience the stress of having floating bags in the container, thus preventing hot water from surrounding all the bags as it normally should happen. Thankfully, sous vide racks are here to prevent that from happening. To make the entire cooking process smoother, you can buy a rack like this one, made by LIPAVI. This brand is no stranger to sous vide cooking apparel, as they also manufacture containers with lids that can be used in the process. Made from stainless steel, the rack is available in many different sizes. This rack has five different spaces that allow you to place your food packs for even cooking, making you successfully use the sous vide container to its maximum potential.
Made from premium materials, the Geesta sous vide rack is created to make sure that you have a durable product to rely on. Made from stainless steel, this rack is designed to provide durability, thanks to its rust-resistant properties. The crossbar has a clever design that’s meant to keep the food bags in place, thus leading to a move even cooking of your future meals. The rack is adjustable, which means that it can fit both large and small packs, depending on what your meals look like. Geesta also sells compatible sous vide containers, but you can probably fit the rack with more than just their custom option. The rack is equipped with an extended handle so that you can easily maneuver it. This feature will be useful for lifting and removing the rack when needed.
Ready for another high-quality divider? This one is made by EVERIE, who are also keen on making some of the best sous vide containers on the market. You have two rack options: one that measures 7.5 x 4.2 inches and can fit seven quarts of water, and the other one that measures 8.1 x 6.3 inches and can fit 12 quarts of water. The vertical slot is meant to hold the dividers firmly in place, which also means that your meals will stay in place instead of floating in the container.
One more EVERIE rack? Yes, because this one has a rather different design than the other one, we believed that it was worth adding to the list. The concept is pretty simple to understand, you get a mount that can hold up to seven dividers, which translates into six slots perfect for placing the food bags of your choice. Whenever you need to adjust the spacing, you just remove the dividers from the base and place them in another slot, however you need. All of the components are food-grade, and they are also resistant to heat. You have two color options: you can either go with the model that provides a khaki base and dividers of the same color, or the one with a khaki base and black dividers.
Ready for some more stainless-steel action? This sous vide rack is designed to meet all the requirements that one could have from a product of its kind. It can host up to four food bags of different sizes, which means more cooking slots for you to prepare complete meals. The stainless steel that’s used to construct this sous vide rack is durable and rust-resistant, and extremely easy to clean. The dividers can be adjusted, which guarantees that you have more versatility in terms of the width of the food bags that go inside the container. The product is also backed up by an entire year of warranty, which just goes to show you that these racks are so good, manufacturers stand by their products.
Time to put your sous vide cooking knowledge to the test, and the right rack might make all the difference in how your meals turn out in the end. Thanks to a cooking rack like the one sold by WyzerPro, you can carefully arrange your food bags inside the cooking container, making sure that each one has access to hot water, for even cooking. The rack has a total of five dividers, which means that you have six total slots to place your sous vide bags and start cooking. The rack is made from 304 heavy-duty stainless steel, so you can rest assured in regard to the sturdiness and durability of the rack. The handles are there to make sure that you can remove the rack from hot water without requiring any tongs.
Here we have a rack that’s compatible with most sous vide containers that can sport up to 12 quarts of water. It features a total of five dividers, so you know there’s plenty of room for food storage. The dividers are adjustable, thanks to the two rows of holes located on the bottom of the rack. Just place the dividers into holes at an appropriate distance, to make sure that your bags have a snug fit. The rack is made completely out of stainless steel, which is the go-to material for all the best sous vide racks on the market. The rack can easily be collapsed when you’re not using it, which makes for convenient storage, without occupying too much kitchen space.
One more to add to the list: the Anmade sous vide rack for those who are tempted in giving this cooking method a true shot. Thanks to the wavy design of the dividers, your food bags are more likely to stay in place, because of the friction force that prevents the bags from sliding and floating in the container. There is a top crossbar that can make sure your bags stay in place as well, so that’s double the certainty that food will be evenly cooked. The dividers can be adjusted to make sure that you can fit in any many different types of food. The stainless steel construction is what makes the rack durable and rust-resistant. When you’re done cooking, you can easily collapse the rack and store it out of sight. Even more, the Anmade sous vide rack is backed by a lifetime warranty, which is definitely tempting for most of us.
Witness one more sous vide rack that’s bound to give the others some serious competition. It measures 7.2 x 6.3 x 7 inches, being suitable for the vast majority of containers on the market, from brands that include Anova, Sansaire, or Nomiku. The design features higher ends and adjustable dividers, so you know your food stays in place, for optimal cooking. The rack is made from stainless steel which, as you’ve seen up until now, is a much better option compared to plastic, and has pretty much become the standard material used in the manufacturing of good sous vide racks. The OXHE rack can easily be collapsed and stored even in the tightest places when not in use. It guarantees that your food bags won’t float inside the container, which can be a real nuisance that makes lots of cooks keep an eye on the entire process.
To end our series of the top 10 sous vide racks, we wanted to show yet another stainless-steel model that features wavy dividers to keep the food bags firm in place. The material that was used in the fabrication process is resistant to corrosion and rust, an important feature to have when dealing with a product that is designed to spend countless hours underwater. The rack is compatible with all of the market’s best sous vide containers, such as the ones sold by Rubbermaid, Anova, Everie, or Lipavi. The dividers are adjustable, thus being able to hold foods of different thickness levels. The product promises to refund your money within a 30-day time frame if you are not happy with your purchase, but also offers a one-year warranty.