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    Profile photo of chaelachaela
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    chaela

    I would love some feedback if anyone has one of those air fryers and would you recommend it

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    supergold

    I haven’t personally used an air fryer but a friend of mine has one and hardly ever uses it. She prefers to cook her chicken in an oven bag, as I do. It cooks the chicken beautifully in it’s own juices without any added oil. I also cook a full roast meal of say chops, potatoes, kumera and parsnips in under an hour at 150 deg C. A leg of lamb also cooks very well.

    Best of all, the oven stays clean and that has to be the best bonus of all.

    I hope you get responses from other people chaela. Maybe you can google air fryers and get reports from other people that way. Consumer Magazine have probably covered air fryers as well.

     

    Supergold-Wainuiomata (Wellington)

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    kiwigranny

    I have been using an air cooker for about 7-8 years now. I can cook a bagged chicken no problem or for that matter any meat. I have also made home made chips, baked a cake made bread in it. There is a differece between an air fryer and an air cooker.
    I have not used an air fryer which I would imagine fries the food not roasts or bakes.

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    TailsNZ

    though i have never used one (we have to many appliances gathering dust already), i have had chips made with one at the local shake shop or whatever its now called at the mall. was wendies but they changed the name. they use an air fryer for the chips and they are good.

    #1711424
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    chaela

    a big thank to all for replying regarding the air fryer I was thinking of buying one but as you mentioned just another appliance taking up space

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    lizzy_m

    I have been using my Philips air fryer for three years.    I think they are marvellous.   Last week I cooked a small leg of lamb in around 40 mins.  It was beautifully moist.  I have made muffins, scones, “boiled” eggs, chicken nibbles and the best steak I have ever eaten. Just to name a few things I have used it for.

    No turning the meat as the air flows around the food.       Go to youtube and search air fryer for some awesome recipes and tips.    Best kitchen gadget I have owned and if it dies, I will replace it.

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    brenda165871

    I have had an air dryer for some time now. It took me a while before I decided to get one but was the best thing I’ve ever done.

    Grandma

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    coogee1g

    I bought my air fryer several years ago .I loved it.The problem was the  basket was to small.

    My daughter said to me why did you buy that dad.Another gadget.lol.

    She asked me if she can borrow it .I have not  seen it since.She loves it.

    I have bought another one with a bigger basket.

    A lot of foods have natural fats so there is no need to add oil.

     

     

     

     

    #1716485
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    lizzy_m

    This week I have done two roasts.  A small leg lamb, 1.2kg.  Smeared the top with dried rosemary and some garlic.  I made a  dish with al foil to collect any fat and prevent smoking.  Into the fryer at 150 for 75 mins and it was perfect.  Rest for a few mins before carving.  The 2nd was a bolar cut of beef.  It was an experimental piece so only got a lump 600g. Same prep as lamb.  165 degs for 35 mins and then in 5 min bursts until it was med/well.   All up about 40 mins.  Recommend the whole chicken too.

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