This Bayou Classic all-purpose stockpot is the perfect addition to any outdoor cooking environment. Made of commercial strength aluminum, it features a vented lid, heavy duty riveted handles, and a perforated aluminum basket. The steam-boil-fry pot has an indentation that raises the basket 1.75 in. Above the bottom for steaming or boiling. Use the basket for deep frying chicken, fish, or hushpuppies; steaming or boiling crawfish, seafood, clams, and vegetables. Use without the basket to boil soups, stews, gumbo, jambalaya, and chili.