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Deep Fat Fryers

Enjoy all your favourite savoury treats with a fantastically fabulous deep fat fryer from OnBuy’s extensive category. Convenient, compact, and consistently nifty, these clever appliances make a wonderful substitute to frying and sauté pans. Choose from a wide range of non-stick, basket, and large capacity alternatives, that’ll make home cooking as easy as pie. Explore the variety today and upgrade your kitchen for the better… we promise it’ll be worth it!

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Most home cooks love the crunchy texture and mouth-watering flavour of fried food, and this couldn’t be easier to achieve than with a deep fat fryer, from OnBuy’s widespread selection. Whether you’re making fluffy chunky chips, sumptuously splendid samosas, gorgeously gourmet arancini, or perhaps even a batch of churros for dessert, you’re sure to be guaranteed excellent results with one of these handy domestic devices in your appliance arsenal. In other words, they’re the hot (and we really mean hot) culinary gadgets that are currently taking the culinary world by storm, so… what are you waiting for? Read on to find out more about them!

How do deep fat fryers work?

Deep frying (also referred to as deep fat frying) is a cooking method in which food (including vegetables, meat, dough, and even chocolate) is submerged in hot oil. Deep fat fryers work by heating oil to a set temperature, which can then be used to immerse various forms of grub. Once it has reached the intended level, the oil heats the water within the food, steaming it (rather than penetrating it completely) across the surface layer. This results in a browned, crispy exterior, while the contents of items like chips and doughnuts aren’t left feeling greasy or overly soggy. Non-starchy goods like vegetables and fish require a coating of batter when cooked in a deep fat fryer, as this helps to prevent excessive water loss. 

Unlike your conventional frying pans, these convenient devices steadily heat the oil to a consistent temperature, which can be easily altered for different food groups. For the majority, creations can also be fried quickly. Thin churros, for example, only take an average of two minutes to brown. To learn more about the top features to look out for, read our deep fat fryer buying guide.

What’s the difference between deep fat fryers and air fryers?

In contrast to deep far fryers, air-based alternatives work by using super-heated air to cook the food. A fan at the top of the gadget blows air down through a warming element, which then passes through the nosh which is placed in a basket. This air then typically bounces off the bottom of the fryer, and penetrates the food from the base. This method ensures that your goods are cooked on all sides, and simultaneously produces the Maillard Effect, resulting in a crisp outer crust.

Though air fryers are often considered to be the healthier, less greasy option, food made with a deep fat fryer tends to have a thicker, far more crunchy exterior. Because the former uses little to no oil, some items are also likely to emerge dryer than intended, which can compromise flavour and overall taste. Go more in-depth into the benefits of both with our deep fat fryers vs air fryers blog.

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