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Whats peoples views on air fryers, do chips come out just like crispy like from a deep fat fryer or is it just like cooking chips in an oven?

smedleys97
1 month ago
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tumblespots
tumblespots1 month ago

Not much help from me I'm afraid. I once won one but it looked such a faff and I lacked worktop space so I haven't ever used it! 🐞

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Letgetfreestuff
Letgetfreestuff1 month ago

I have an air fryer and the chips came out good. I am trying to figure out how to make it crispy. I will also want to make chicken and other items in the air fryer as it was advertised. It's healthier to make it in the air fryer so if it works out ill use it more often.

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LordUnbox
LordUnbox29 days ago

I do french fries pretty regularly at 150 Celsius degrees for about 14 minutes, once done I leave them inside.

If you are doing french fries for a lot of people then you need more time and to flip them otherwise it's good as it is.

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Letgetfreestuff
Letgetfreestuff29 days ago

LordUnbox Thank you 🙂

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hrdaniels1980
hrdaniels19801 month ago

Yes definitely, I’ve cooked a lot of things in mine. The biggest hit was home made scotch eggs. A lot better than deep frying!

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOE29 days ago

hey I'd never ever have thought of doing those in the fryer! Brilliant.

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hrdaniels1980
hrdaniels198029 days ago

BORDERJOE I’ve even cooked frozen sausage rolls in them, they even came out lovely. (I didn’t want to turn oven on as it was a hot summers day and was getting bits ready for a little picnic)

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig1 month ago

We have an air fryer and we love it! You can cook loads of stuff in it. Chips are amazing in it, so are lots of other foods. I've done chicken, fish, sausages, roast potatoes, they were all delicious.

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOE30 days ago

I love my air fryer and it was paid for by my survey earnings etc which makes it even better!

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig29 days ago

BORDERJOE ours was a birthday present from my mother in law, but paying with your survey earnings definitely makes it even better!

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOE29 days ago

MrsCraig Too true... am approaching my £50 cash out on LD so need to begin browsing soon!

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig29 days ago

BORDERJOE I'm approaching my £50 pay out too! It will either go on fence paint or Christmas presents.

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smedleys97
smedleys97
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29 days ago

BORDERJOE i have vouchers for amazon from surveys will be using these to purchase one or get it from my catalogue going to have a look as i have finally decided to buy one.

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smedleys97
smedleys97
Original Poster
1 month ago

Think ill will have to buy one, hate deep fat fryers not had one for a year as made the kitchen smell and dont seem taste the same in oven thanks guys x

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SAdeals
SAdeals1 month ago

smedleys97 i think they are great! Much quicker than the oven and healthier than the deep fat fryer. What more could we want?! 👍🏼

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Mick82
Mick821 month ago

Recently got the tefal one and honestly don't know how I've done without it for so long they are a amazing.

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laraquinn
laraquinn1 month ago

I love mine,you can make so much with it.Definitely worth getting one imo.

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sam30
sam3030 days ago

Don’t know what I would do without mine! Everything goes in it, kids fishfingers, pizza’s fishcakes the lot. Chips don’t come out crispy, well they don’t for me anyway. They just come out like in the oven

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOE29 days ago

For you to do so many different things, which one do you have? Am away at mo so can't recall mine but have to admit it only gets used for veg/chips

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sam30
sam3029 days ago

BORDERJOE mine is a Daewoo 17L Halogen Air Fryer. I put all the kids frozen food in it. Cooks it really good and fast

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOE27 days ago

sam30 delayed reply sorry cos travelling. Thanks for that-am off to google!

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOE27 days ago

sam30 just had a look online-mine is the more vertical black type am definitely going to consider yours and have saved it in my amazon list-it's so much cheaper too! Thanks

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sam30
sam3027 days ago

BORDERJOE not sure how much it is on amazon but b&m have it on offer for £39 and so do JTF. It’s amazing it literally cooks fishfingers in like 7-8 mins and a frozen pizza in 12 mins. Super fast and has 2 layers so you can cook loads at once!

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cocolgooh
cocolgooh30 days ago

I like mine (Also a Tefal) for how it cooks, but it’s a real nuisance to clean. Everything seems to get totally stuck to it and makes me end up not using it because of it. It could be I just got a bad one since everyone else is happy with theirs though. Maybe I should try a different brand.

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOE29 days ago

The trouble is that they aren't cheap so it's a big step to have to replace a 'wrong buy'.

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cocolgooh
cocolgooh29 days ago

BORDERJOE I agree. The frustrating part is that it does cook just fine, but it’s the 30+ minutes of scrubbing it afterwards that takes away from it. It puts me off getting another in case the same thing happens again and I don’t use it.

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sam30
sam3029 days ago

cocolgooh when I cook the kids fishfingers or pizzas it doesn’t need a deep clean. If I put like chicken In it, it needs cleaning but I then add foil first before putting the chicken on top then throwing the foil away so it don’t take long at all to clean

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cocolgooh
cocolgooh29 days ago

sam30 I’ll have to try using foil and see if that helps. Thanks for the suggestion!

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Bossclaz
Bossclaz29 days ago

I would love to go back to old fashioned lard in a chip pan like my mum used to make but just scared I will burn the house down!!!

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOE27 days ago

I'm EXACTLY the same - that's why I splurged my online earnings on one do feel safer and virtuous tho.

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap29 days ago

I love my airfryer chips without the guilt what's not to like

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BonzoBanana
BonzoBanana29 days ago

Had a Phillips air fryer for years and works great. I do currently use the halogen oven more partly because its better placed on the worktop but both are great and well used.

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smedleys97
smedleys97
Original Poster
29 days ago

just ordered a 17l daewoo halogen air fryer cant wait to use and see what its like, thanks for all the comments guys x

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sam30
sam3029 days ago

smedleys97 same one I’ve got. You won’t regret it! It’s amazing and convenient

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smedleys97
smedleys97
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28 days ago

sam30 thank you, cant wait to receive it just had email should be here for monday, hope its before though x

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robynlanfear123
robynlanfear12329 days ago

They are better than an oven but n as good as a deep fryer

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LordUnbox
LordUnbox29 days ago

If you are buying one, get one with a digital screen and with at least 3-4L in case you want to do some batch cooking.

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SusanEaston327
SusanEaston32728 days ago

ive had one also but find they dont cook very well

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G0501
G050128 days ago

I won one as part of appliances competition win, pondered over keeping it or not, decided not to as my kitchen is running out of space. So I'll never know if it's good 🙄 I managed to sell it so was happy with the money!

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOE27 days ago

well to my mind that makes good sense.... spend the cash on something you're sure of-whatever the win

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belleshowsdogs
belleshowsdogs28 days ago

I was asking the same question to myself yesterday, thanks for this chat! 😃

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smedleys97
smedleys97
Original Poster
26 days ago

well received the air fryer today tested it out with fries and omg was they tasty so glad i got this, gunna try all sorts in it now x

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