What capacity to choose?
The capacity of your fryer without oil will depend on the number of people you want to enjoy, and of course your appetite! Today, the capacities of different models start at 600 grams for up to 1.5 kg for the largest.
It must be considered between 200 grams and 300 grams of chips per person. This obviously depends on the age of the person and of his interest.
A fryer without oil with 1 kg capacity will be enough for a family of 4. The cooking time is quite important; anticipate taking a model for your family. If your children are young and hungry, a larger model will also be interesting.
How much cooking time to prepare fries?
On average, count between 40 and 45 minutes of cooking for various models for a complete tour of fries.
Of course, these times are indicative only. The deadline to cook your dish depends on the type of food to prepare, the amount applied … And just for your tastes in terms of cooking! For example, prepare 1 kg of potatoes will take 45 minutes with the Actifry fryer without oil 1kg while only 500 grams have average only from 30 to 35 minutes.
Do the fries taste different?
In reality, much of the taste of fries comes from the oil in which they are bathed during cooking. The fries prepared with a deep fryer without oil will, therefore, have a different taste, which ultimately corresponds to the true taste of fries once deleted oil flavors. Some prefer the fries prepared in the old, others are fans of baked French fries with just a spoonful of oil. Everything will depend on your own taste.
Two small tips for the gourmets:
For fans of classic fries, simply add one tablespoon of oil in the preparation of your meal. You will approach greatly to the flavor of traditional chips while keeping a much lower fat content.
You will also be able to vary the pleasure. Try occasionally more exotic oils almond, hazelnut or others. Scent your oil with garlic; raise it with a little thyme. You will be pleasantly surprised!
How to wash its fryer without oil?
Another advantage of this type of fryer is the washing facility. If washing a traditional fryer falls obstacle course (several liters of oil to empty, filter clogged with fat, recurrent oil drips on the outside and inside of the appliance, regular splash of nearby items …), this thing is much easier for a deep fryer without oil.
When you prepare fried food without adding oil with the airfryer, the almost total absence of oil while cooking chips is clearly a huge advantage for the maintenance of the machine. But that’s not the only one. Indeed, different manufacturers offer easily removed fryers: the lid, the vessel containing the potatoes and the blade used to mix the chips are removable and can be removed from the block and washed without worry.
The best is that all this can be put in the dishwasher. No need to roll up your sleeves to tackle the chore.
What about unpleasant odors?
Frying odors associated with traditional fryers quickly invade the space and are not the most pleasant. Furthermore, these oil smells tend to soak in our clothes and stay several hours in your home.
With a deep fryer without oil, you can say goodbye to all that. In addition to, your sense of smell also will thank you! For this machine, the source of all these evils is present in very small quantity since a single spoon enough to cook potatoes. Or not at all in the case of using frozen chips, which are already pre-cooked in oil, making it an unnecessary addition. This is not only applied for fries, this works for many other recipes.
Everything is cooked in a closed environment, no unpleasant emanation is expected. For the most sensitive, note that some fryers have an odor filter as well.