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 Efficient technologies for cooking with electricity  

Deep fryer

More durable and efficient than gas deep fryers, electric fryers let you set the temperature exactly and keep it even with minimal loss of heat.


Deep fryer

Types

  • Automatic
  • Programmable
  • Pressure

Uses

  • Searing and cooking food
  • Conduction cooking

Description

  • Insulated container filled with cooking oil
  • One or more baskets hold the food to cook

How it works

  • Cooking oil heated to a high enough temperature (350°F or 177°C) to sear and cook food while not burning it or breaking it down
  • Heat provided by electrical elements placed in the container

Electrical specifications

Power supply: 120, 208 or 240 V, single-phase and 3-phase


Features

  • Lasts two to three times longer than a gas deep fryer
  • Electricity heats more efficiently than gas since elements are immersed in liquid
  • Cooking efficiency
    • Gas: 45%
    • Electricity: 70%
  • Some models are equipped with a performance-boosting:
    • continuous filtering system
    • electronic thermostat that controls temperature to within one degree

See also