Philips Airfryer - anyone have?

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Sure, but this is just a spiral stove plate and fan. Spiral stoves cost R200 and they all work.

Consider this - a full size Defy oven with 4 plate hob is R3000. I think Philips is milking it big time.
 

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If anyone is interested, Philips airfryer XL is R2499 at Loot today.
 

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We have a large Philips that we use regularly. Haven't experimented too much yet, but have perfected potatoes: From baked to wedges to fries. Works great with Russians too. No mess, no fuss.
So, spill it. How do you do it?
 

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So, spill it. How do you do it?
Potatoes are really easy with the air fryer. The Phillips comes out with a recipe book that has quite a few variations.

Basically, it comes down to:
Decide how you want to slice them.
You can do thin fries (McDonald's), thick fries (Steers), wedges...
After slicing (we don't bother with peeling) soak them in water for about half an hour and then rinse them to get rid of starch.
Throw them on some newspaper or something for a minute or two to dry them, then dump them in a bowl, add a splash of oil (about a tablespoon) and shake them about a bit until they're all covered in oil.
Add your spices and shake the fries about (or use your hands or a spoon or something) until all the fries are covered in oil and spices.
BBQ spices are great, as is cayenne pepper, garlic salt - whatever you feel like.
Throw them in the basket in the preheated air fryer for 16 minutes at 160, shake them, then turn it up to 180 for 6 minutes, shake them, and do another 6 minutes.
Throw them on a plate and eat!

The timing will vary slightly depending on how thick you slice your fries, how much you fry at a time and how crispy you like your fries.

You can also do baked potatoes. Can't remember the timing now, but just stab a potato with a fork a few times, coat it in a bit of oil, add salt and pepper and then (IIRC) it's about 40 minutes at 180, depending on the size of the potato(es).
 

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Potatoes are really easy with the air fryer. The Phillips comes out with a recipe book that has quite a few variations.

Basically, it comes down to:
Decide how you want to slice them.
You can do thin fries (McDonald's), thick fries (Steers), wedges...
After slicing (we don't bother with peeling) soak them in water for about half an hour and then rinse them to get rid of starch.
Throw them on some newspaper or something for a minute or two to dry them, then dump them in a bowl, add a splash of oil (about a tablespoon) and shake them about a bit until they're all covered in oil.
Add your spices and shake the fries about (or use your hands or a spoon or something) until all the fries are covered in oil and spices.
BBQ spices are great, as is cayenne pepper, garlic salt - whatever you feel like.
Throw them in the basket in the preheated air fryer for 16 minutes at 160, shake them, then turn it up to 180 for 6 minutes, shake them, and do another 6 minutes.
Throw them on a plate and eat!

The timing will vary slightly depending on how thick you slice your fries, how much you fry at a time and how crispy you like your fries.

You can also do baked potatoes. Can't remember the timing now, but just stab a potato with a fork a few times, coat it in a bit of oil, add salt and pepper and then (IIRC) it's about 40 minutes at 180, depending on the size of the potato(es).
Thanks will give it a go when I buy my Phillips.
 

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The following is if you are a FNB client and on level 5 eB ...

The price is R2499 ....

You buy checkers vouchers via the ebucks site (and get 40% off if you are on level 5) ....

Then you select pay per SCODE, go to checkers, and use the voucher (wicode) ...

As easy as that ! Its a bit more of an effort, but you are saving R1000 more !
 

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Potatoes are really easy with the air fryer. The Phillips comes out with a recipe book that has quite a few variations.

Basically, it comes down to:
Decide how you want to slice them.
You can do thin fries (McDonald's), thick fries (Steers), wedges...
After slicing (we don't bother with peeling) soak them in water for about half an hour and then rinse them to get rid of starch.
Throw them on some newspaper or something for a minute or two to dry them, then dump them in a bowl, add a splash of oil (about a tablespoon) and shake them about a bit until they're all covered in oil.
Add your spices and shake the fries about (or use your hands or a spoon or something) until all the fries are covered in oil and spices.
BBQ spices are great, as is cayenne pepper, garlic salt - whatever you feel like.
Throw them in the basket in the preheated air fryer for 16 minutes at 160, shake them, then turn it up to 180 for 6 minutes, shake them, and do another 6 minutes.
Throw them on a plate and eat!

The timing will vary slightly depending on how thick you slice your fries, how much you fry at a time and how crispy you like your fries.

You can also do baked potatoes. Can't remember the timing now, but just stab a potato with a fork a few times, coat it in a bit of oil, add salt and pepper and then (IIRC) it's about 40 minutes at 180, depending on the size of the potato(es).
Fark me, 40 minutes for a baked potato ?!?!?!?!

Think I'll stick to microwave 5-10 minutes
 
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