I often get the question as to what type of oil is best to use in an air fryer. There are many different types of oil readily available to consumers in urban areas now. Everything ranging from regular ol’ canola or vegetable oils, varying qualities of olive oil, and the more premium oils such as avocado, coconut, and grape seed — and that’s just scratching the surface! While we all have our favorite oils for added flavor and health benefits, you must also consider which type of oil is best for the high temperatures of your air fryer.
The T-fal Actifry lineup of machines are extremely attractive, widely available and have an almost cult-like following when it comes to the air fryer community. This review is specifically written about my experience with the FZ7002 model, which is the entry level machine and is by far the most popular.
Air Fryers are incredibly easy to use, hence their surging popularity. That said, there are a few things to keep in mind to help your meals turn out great! That’s not to say that not following these tips would ruin an otherwise great meal, but it never hurts to take advice when available!
Break away from traditional french fries — try these delicious sweet potato fries, a.k.a. Yam Fries! Yams are a very hearty vegetable with a lot of nutritional value, and make a great french fry! Try it with this wonderful garlic mayonnaise or our spicy mango mayonnaise – it goes perfectly with both. Serves 4.
Get ready for game time with this super easy to make recipe for Hot Chicken Wings in your Air Fryer. These wings will have that deep-fried taste without the calories. Serves two.
For many years now we have known about the negative health effects of eating fried food. Eating a regular diet of fast food or anything deep fried in oil can have severely detrimental effects on your body such as heart disease, obesity, high cholesterol and a whole slew of other issues. Why then do we do it? Because it tastes good! And even worse, our bodies are hardwired to crave fatty foods.
The most famous of all fried foods just became infinitely more healthy. Check out this recipe for Crispy Golden French Fries. This is a quick and easy meal that can easily be made in any standard Air Fryer. Serves 4.