The Best Under-$20 Kitchen Gadgets On Amazon

Elizabeth Buxton

We're often lost in Amazon's pages upon pages of funky-affordable buys from fashion to tech, home, and beyond. But, the real sweet shopping spot is inside the all-encompassing site's unique and cheap kitchen offerings — because stumbling upon gadgets like a pair of cat-paw tongs for under $10 tastes like true kitchen victory.

The land of Amazon cooking tools is a place where all our wildest culinary fantasies can (and do) come true. You can fill your shopping cart with kale de-leafers (it's a thing), squishy silicone lobster claws to grip your pots, sleek futuristic rocks to hold your recipes, a metallic handsoap to get rid of lingering odors...The list goes on. These goods and more will add a pinch of magic to your cooking — and all for under $20 each. Because, really, who needs regular tongs when you can serve your guests with plastic paws?

Ahead, check out the most fantastical and affordable of these finds that will inspire you to get creative in the kitchen.

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Kale and Herb Stripper


So simple, yet so many possibilities: Strip kale, collards, chard, and herb leaves from their stems in seconds with this green little gadget.

Chef'n Herb Stripper , $, available at Amazon

Rapid Egg Coker


Whether you like your eggs hard-boiled, soft boiled, poached, or scrambled, this gadget can do it within minutes for up to six eggs at a time. Plus, it'll look super cute on your countertop.

Dash Rapid Egg Cooker, $, available at Amazon

Kitchen Gizmo Snap N Strain Strainer


To whoever invented this snap-on pasta-straining gadget, pasta lovers around the world are tipping their hats to you.

Kitchen Gizmo Snap N Strain Strainer, $, available at Amazon

Cat Tongs


Like we said before: Why would anyone use a pair of tongs that aren't a pair of cat paws?

MIYA Catch Cat Tongs, 7-Inch, White, $, available at Amazon

Simple Spreading Butter Knife


A kitchen tool that manages to make even your condiments look fancy. The slotted holes down the blade edge are designed to curl cold butter and spread easily.

Simple Spreading Stainless Steel Butter Spreader Knife, $, available at Amazon

Farshare Utensils Hanger


Of course, you're going to need a gadget to store all your other gadgets.

Farshare Utensils Hanger, $, available at Amazon

Reusable Oil Sprayer


Take a healthier and more eco-friendly approach to cooking. Fill this reusable, aerosol sprayer with your favorite oils, vinegars, and citrus juices to evenly coat and flavor all your dishes.

Misto Aluminum Bottle Oil Sprayer (Set of 2), $, available at Amazon

Magnetic Recipe Holder


Using smartphones while cooking is dangerous spill territory — make OG recipe print-offs easy and mess-free with this sleek magnetic base and ball holder.

Architec Recipe Rock, Magnetic Recipe Holder, $, available at Amazon

EocuSun Watermelon Slicer


For the perfect watermelon cube. Every. Single. Time.

EocuSun Watermelon Slicer, $, available at Amazon

Stainless Steel Soap Bar


Who knew stainless steel was the answer to cleansing hands of odors like garlic, onion, and fish?

Hoople Stainless Steel Soap Bar , $, available at Amazon

Citrus Juicer


There's nothing sour about this dual-gear citrus juicer with increased pressing power so you can get the most out of your lemons and limes. Next time life gives you lemons, you'll be ready to juice 'em.

Chef'n Citrus Juicer , $, available at Amazon

Cupcake Corer


Making icing-filled cupcakes is no longer as hard as it looks. This nifty utensil is perfect for removing the center from cupcakes and muffins to make all your confectionary dreams come true.

Oxo Good Grips Cupcake Corer, $, available at Amazon

Wavy-Edged Potato Cutter


For cutting fancy-looking potato slices like a pro.

Fheaven Wavy Edged Cutting Tool, $, available at Amazon

Egg Slicer


A quick and easy solution for slicing your hardboiled eggs.

Oxo Good Grips Egg Slicer, $, available at Amazon

Ceramic Scrubby Holder


Sharks are scary, but not when they're made of ceramic and storing your kitchen sponge.

Boston Warehouse Shark Scrubby Holder, $, available at Amazon

Silicone Oven Mitts


Toss out your dirty fabric oven mitts for this easier-to-clean and more durable food-grade silicone pair.

Axe Sickle Silicone Heat Insulation Silicone Oven Gloves, $, available at Amazon

Cob Corn Stripper



Make removing corn from the cob a cinch with this compact, stainless steel blade stripper.

Chef'n Cob Corn Stripper (Yellow), $, available at Amazon

3-in-1 Avocado Slicer



Enhancing our love for avocados one split, pit and slice tool at a time.

Oxo Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer, Green, $, available at Amazon

Mini Broom and Dustpan Set



Sweep away counter crumbs in style with this compact brush and dustpan duo.

Home-X Mini Broom and Dustpan Set, $, available at Amazon

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