Best Air Fryer for Small Kitchens
It’s small enough to sit on the counter – or be packed away without taking up too much space. You also get seven smart programs for a terrific price.
Um, watch your electricity bill; this appliance sucks power.
There are a lot of things to love about this air fryer. The size and weight of the appliance make it a perfect addition for even small kitchens. And yet, the cooking capacity is better than average. It’s also available in some cool color options. The pre-set programs make it easy to operate, even if it claims it will only fry (unlike many other models). But, it is a serious drain on power and creates a fair amount of heat (and cooking smells).
Manual or digital? It’s almost surprising that you can get such a quality digital air fryer for this price. Operation is via LCD touchscreen, but you may need to spend just a bit of time getting to know the controls.
Capacity? You can fit 3.7 quarts of food in this baby. That’s a fair size, especially given the outer dimensions of this fryer and its cost.
Temperatures and timers? The temperature is controllable between 175°F and 400°F. That’s a fair range. The timer can be set up to 30 minutes and will default to stand-by when done.
Can it cook in other ways? It really only air fries, but it comes with seven pre-set programs including fish, chicken, and French fries. That helps to get it right.
Cleaning? The pot and basket are removable and can be dumped in the dishwasher. That’s such a big help, isn’t it?
Additional features? It’s the pre-set programs that wow us here. You really don’t get much else in the way of features.
Product dimensions? This compact air fryer measures 8.5 x 9 x 12 inches. That’s rather impressive actually. And it weighs a mere 12 pounds.
Will it break the bank? Hardly – at least most of the time. Its MSRP is more than $250. But, you’re going to pay a lot less – closer to $100. And, sometimes, you’ll find it even less than that. Nice.