JesusInTheCabbageVan · 23/05/2020 09:52
I love our one! It's not a Tower though. We use it probably 2-3 times a week for:
Making properly crispy oven fries
Cooking fishfingers, pasties etc in half the time they would take in the oven
'Roasting' veg like aubergine and peppers (better results than the oven)
Evenly cooking fried chicken, homemade Glamorgan sausages etc
It is good for homemade chips - not as good as a real fryer, but better than the oven I find they taste very sweet (in a nice way).
Andiwilltrytofixyou · 23/05/2020 11:31
I put of getting one for years due to the cost. Eventually got one about 12 months ago and we love it.
Use it several times a week for things like chips, sweet potato wedges, stir fry, burgers, sausages, pork chop, lamb chops... basically anything that use to go under the grill (mainly because it's much easiest to clean than the grill as it goes in the dishwasher!). Did I mention it does a great stir-fry :)
Meruem · 23/05/2020 12:04
I’ll admit to being the one who has one on top of the cupboard gathering dust! I think I used it once for chips, didn’t really like them so haven’t used it since. Luckily my ex bought it so I didn’t waste money on it. I should get rid of it really as I’ll never use it, along with the pizza maker (also bought by ex!) which also is never used!
KurriKawari · 23/05/2020 13:32
I bought mine when our oven broke and I was waiting for a replacement part. Gets used 3-4 times even though our oven is working now. Our oven broke and I got rid of it and havent missed it. Would miss the actifry.
Soggy chips??? Impossible as you only use a tiny amount of oil.
Ernieshere · 23/05/2020 13:38
I use mine about x 5 weekly.
Scampi & McCains French fries are great in it.
I do a jacket potato in the microwave for 5 mins, then 20 in the air fryer.
I haven't used oil in anything I have put in there.
The only thing is that as I put the basket & the bottom of the fryer in the dishwasher, it has started to ruin the bottom of the fryer a bit (inside)
But I say that, I have been putting it in the dishwasher for 2 years!
ElvisPresleysSideburns · 23/05/2020 13:38
Really handy. Brilliant for chips, wedges etc. but also great for things like sausages and bacon because you don't have to stand over them while they cook.
Economical too I think. You can bake some garlic bread to go with your pasta without having to heat a whole oven just for one thing.
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