As of March 2015, the highest-rated electric deep fryers on both Amazon.com and ConsumerSearch.com are manufactured by National Presto Industries. The highest-rated extra-large electric deep fryer is made by Masterbuilt Manufacturing.
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As of 2015, deep fryers range in price from about $20 at the low-end to over $100 for a high-end commercial deep fryer. Price is somewhat dependent on capacity. Deep fryers can be purchased at retailers, such as Kmart, Target, Walmart, Best Buy, and from online cooking accessory retailers.
Deep fryers are sold in the household and kitchen goods section of many chain stores, such as Wal-Mart, Family Dollar, Kohls and Sears, and local department stores. They can also be found at specialty kitchen stores, such as Kitchen and Company, and local appliance stores.
A cook can use a pressure fryer to cook just about anything one would deep-fry, including fried chicken, deep-fried potatoes, vegetables and seafood. A cook can also pressure fry sweets such as doughnuts.
The best oils for deep frying are canola, safflower and peanut oils. They have a high smoke point, which is the temperature when the oil starts to break down and burn, and can handle the high temperatures required to deep fry.
Deep fryer parts can be purchased online at sites such as Sears PartsDirect, midwestapplianceparts.com and eReplacementParts.com. These websites offer a variety of options to meet deep fryer parts replacement needs.
A small deep fryer can cook any food that fits inside it without overcrowding the basket or overflowing the oil. Most of these small home appliances can handle everything from handfuls of small shrimp to large chicken breasts.