Skimmers are an essential tool in any busy kitchen; not only can they be used for frying, but they can be used for a variety of tasks such as serving small boiled items, such as dumplings and meatballs. This oil skimmer features a stainless steel wiring, and sturdy outer framework and handle. The concave net catches food items securely while releasing oil and other residue. Any busy cook knows how important some utensils are to the kitchen, and a skimmer is right at the top of the list. Size is roughly 10 5/8" diameter.