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Posted 23 May 2010 - 05:12 PM
Anyone got one of these? If so what do you cook in it? We use our deep fryer a lot and I like the idea that this is so much healthier.
Posted 19 February 2013 - 10:17 AM
Did you buy one? I'm thinking of getting one would love a reveiw
Posted 19 February 2013 - 10:30 AM
gave one to mum for christmas - she loves it - and surprisingly it's great for none fried meals too - she has made pasta and rice dishes in it - came with a recipe book and can also find heaps online - the only thing she did mention was when cooking chips it's not a huge amount that it makes ...
Posted 19 February 2013 - 10:45 AM
how many serves of chips would it cook? or how much of a 1kg bag? any other down sides?
Posted 19 February 2013 - 01:46 PM
I love my actifry, having an Autistic daughter that doesnt have much variety in what she will eat I use mine probably every two or three days. It cooks 1kg bag of store bought chips....you dont add any oil for these. Otherwise it works great with a tablespoon of oil for homemade chips or wedges. Only takes about 20-30 mins or so to cook, you just chuck it in press a button and wait for it to do its stuff. Nuggets and mini spring rolls also come up great in it. I havent actually tried any of the other recipes but it comes with a book of recipes.
Posted 19 February 2013 - 01:59 PM
Is it much different to putting it in the oven though?
Posted 19 February 2013 - 02:08 PM
Chips come out pretty much like deep fried chips but without the oil, golden and crunchy....YUM
Posted 19 February 2013 - 05:25 PM
They cant be too bad, went to 2 shops and all sold out
Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:17 PM
Oprah had a photo of her holding one on Instagram saying how much she loved it so it must be good (she said it wasn't a paid endorsement)
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