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Do you own a chip pan?

(6 Posts)
iMemoo Thu 16-Jun-11 22:52:21

I'm hankering after proper chip pan chips like my mum use to make when we were kids.

Does anyone own a chip pan these days? Would I even be able to buy one?

harecare Thu 16-Jun-11 22:55:07

If you have one the fire service will swap it for a deep fat fryer for free. In other words, they're hard to come by as dangerous.
My Mum got hers from a market years ago, I just use a normal pan when doing home made chips, it's the metal sieve thing that is useful though.

iMemoo Thu 16-Jun-11 23:01:12

Hmm the fire brigade will come out? Want one for a whole new reason now wink

Bunbaker Thu 16-Jun-11 23:03:36

No. We very rarely eat chips. I got rid of mine years ago because the house smelt like a chip shop for days afterwards every time I used it. I was never happy using it anyway, and I don't miss it.

LordOfTheFlies Fri 17-Jun-11 01:27:23

Yes I have a chip pan.Is that bad?
It's a large non-stick sauce pan which I half fill.
I've got a chip-pan basket from Ikea.
Every time its used I filter the oil back into the bottle through a coffee filter.
Pan and basket go through dishwasher.
I wouldn't have room for an electric fryer.

Now I could make my Heston Blumenthal chips for the Firemen and noway would they take my chip pan away.
Disclaimer:wild horses won't take me away from the cooker when the chip-pan is on.

Seona1973 Fri 17-Jun-11 12:55:48

you can get them in Argos

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