Forget old chip pans full of oil – the new generation of electric deep fat fryers and digital air fryers are by far the best way to make delicious, golden chips (and they’re much less of a faff too!).
Whether you’re looking for a deep fat fryer to replicate the taste of the fish and chip shop, or an air fryer to get that fried taste without all the fat and calories, both types of fryer have their benefits; it’s just about choosing which one is right for your home.
Air fryers circulate hot air at high speeds to cook your food quicker, using less oil. That means less grease, fewer calories than a deep fat fryer, and less energy consumption than using your regular oven. Enjoy that desired ‘fried’ taste without the guilt of submerging your food in hot oil.
When people think of air frying, they often think of perfectly cooked chips, you know the kind: crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside… mmm… And while they do indeed cook delicious chips, they do so much more. Juicy steaks… sweet potato fries… chicken wings… egg tarts… even cakes, bread and scones. You name it, an air fryer can cook it. So much for air fryers being a one-chip wonder.
Not everyone’s cooking space is big enough to accommodate a deep fat fryer, or even a normal-sized air fryer for that matter. But did you know you can achieve the same great taste without taking up so much kitchen space? The Lakeland Digital Compact Air Fryer is the perfect size for cooking for one or two people in a limited space, using little to no oil. With a footprint of just 25 x 18cm, it’ll soon become your new best friend in the kitchen.
Deep fat frying
From fish and chips to churros and calamari, deep fat fryers are a wonderful invention. And with a 3-litre basket, adjustable time and temperature controls and a viewing window so you don’t over-do them, the Lakeland Electric Deep Fat Fryer is more than up to the job.
Deep fat fryers have also evolved to include effective filters to prevent heavy cooking oil odours filling the whole house and viewing windows so you can easily see your food cooking. When it comes to an oil change, it’s easy thanks to easy-drain features, and we’ve got ways to help you get rid of the used oil in a planet-friendly way too.
Deep fat fryer or air fryer?
Only you can answer this question. If you’re after authentic chip-shop chips, churros that taste like they’ve come straight from the fair ground, or crispy calamari, cooked to perfection, then you might want to think about investing in one of our electric deep fat fryers.
But if you’re looking for a lighter way to ‘fry’ your favourite foods, using less energy, less mess and a lot less oil, then perhaps an air fryer is the way to go.
Whichever fryer you choose, you can count on crisp, tasty results that will keep you coming back for more.