T-fal FR8000 Oil Filtration Ultimate EZ Clean Review

When it comes to deep frying there is the traditional method of putting oil in a pan and deep frying your food. The downside of this is that it can splatter all over the cooking surface and make cleaning up a messy experience. Another consideration is that leaving it in the pan uncovered can lead to it spoiling prematurely. If this happens to you, then it’s time to consider a modern deep fat fryer like the T-fal FR8000 Oil Filtration Ultimate EZ Clean.

An electric deep fryer has a wide range of benefits, they are much safer, not as messy and you have better control over the temperature during cooking.

There are a lot of deep fat fryers on the market, but one which stands out from the other options is the T-Fal FR8000 Oil Filtration Ultimate EZ Clean. Outstanding performance and ease of use features improve the quality and speed of frying.

Let’s take a closer look.

Features of the T-fal FR8000 Oil Filtration Ultimate EZ Clean

Automatic oil filtration system

The T-Fal FR8000 comes with their patented automatic oil filtration system and drainage system. The fryer will drain all the different kinds of oils used for cooking after approximately three hours of cooling off. Used oil is collected in a sealed box at the bottom of the fryer making it easy to clean after use. This conveniently stores it for the next time you need it.

Good storage capacity

With a frying capacity of 2.5 pounds of food at your disposal, the need for making frequent smaller batches of food is a thing of the past. Large batches of hot fresh food cooked quickly and ready for the family to eat ensures you don’t have to spend a long time standing over the stove at supper time.

Multifunctional lid with viewing window

More than just a cover, the lid on the T-fal FR8000 Oil Filtration Ultimate EZ Clean has a built-in odor filter control mechanism with a ventilation area designed to reduce the release of frying smells. The transparent viewing window allows you to check on the progress of your food.

Temperature control

The temperature heating system ensures that all foodstuffs being cooked are at the optimal temperatures at all times. Heating up of the oil is quick so you can start cooking in good time. The unit’s thermostat has a handy indicator light and will switch off automatically when it reaches the desired temperature. The thermostat is adjustable up to a temperature of 374F guaranteeing that the finished food is crisp and tasty when done.

Sturdy construction

The T-fal FR8000 Oil Filtration Ultimate EZ Clean is very well built with all the surfaces that come into contact with the hot oil made from brushed stainless steel. All the plastic parts are made of strong durable plastic and are well insulated to prevent overheating and possibly burning your fingers. The plastic feet attached to the bottom of the fryer keep it sturdy on the work surface.

Dishwasher-safe parts

Importantly, the removable parts of the device, i.e the lid, bowl, frying basket and box are all dishwasher safe. Helping keep this unit clean is the patented system which keeps the fryer from building up a sticky, grimy reside on the cooking surfaces.

Pros

  • The patented automatic oil filtration system sets the product apart from the rest
  • Can reuse the oil kept in the sealed storage box for multiple frying cycles
  • Multi-positional basket placement
  • An integrated odor filter
  • Cool to the touch handles
  • More than enough capacity for a normal sized family
  • Convenient variable temperature settings
  • Very easy to use without overcomplicated controls
  • Due to its modular design, the unit provides trouble-free cleaning thanks in part to the unique oil filtration feature
  • A one year warranty for repairs or replacement in case of defects

Cons

  • Quite bulky and depending on the size of your workspace it takes up a lot of surface space
  • Reports of the temperature not being accurate

Summary

The T-fal FR8000 Oil Filtration Ultimate EZ Clean works really well, rated as one of the best deep fryers available and has all the features you could need in one convenient electric deep fryer. The patented system helps you save oil, in turn saving you money. The large capacity basket is perfect for cooking large portions and because of this reduces the amount of time spent in the kitchen. A quality kitchen appliance with good features makes it value for money.

Verdict

The T-Fal FR8000 EZ clean deep fryer is one of the easiest deep fryers to use. The patented system alone makes this an instant choice for many consumers. The ability to reuse the oil multiple times before spoilage due to the filtration system and sealed storage container put it at the top of the list of choices for deep fryers.

Easy cleaning, adjustable temperature control, odor filter and viewing windows are some of the many features to make the T-fal FR8000 Oil Filtration Ultimate EZ Clean an absolute winner. When you buy one, you will not be disappointed.

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