Why are ingredients blowing around when air frying?
Occasionally, the fan from the air fryer will blow lightweight ingredients around. To alleviate this, secure foods (like the top slice of bread on a sandwich) with toothpicks.
Why won’t the temperature go any higher?
The max temperature the unit will reach is 240°C.
What are the basket and crisper plate made of? Are they nonstick?
The basket and crisper plate are both made of aluminium and have a nonstick coating. The crisper plates coating is ceramic. The basket has a PFOA coating.
Can I air fry wet battered ingredients?
Yes, but use the proper breading technique. It is important to coat foods first with flour, then with egg, and then with bread crumbs. Be sure to press the bread crumbs onto the food with your hands. Because the air fryer has a powerful fan as part of its mechanism, breading can sometimes be blown off. Pressing the bread crumbs firmly on will help them adhere.
Can I cook bacon in the air fryer?
Yes, you can cook bacon in the air fryer. Cut 4 strips of bacon in half and place in the air fryer basket. Set the temperature for 180° for 8–10 minutes.
Can I use parchment paper and aluminium foil in the basket?
Yes, it is safe to use parchment paper and aluminium foil in the basket.
Do I need to use oil when air frying?
Oil is not required, but it is recommended in some recipes and with some ingredients.
For best results with fresh vegetables, use at least 1 tablespoon of oil. Add a little more to achieve that perfect level of crisp.
For more even browning when using oil, use an oil spritzer to evenly coat ingredients.
DO NOT attempt to use the air fryer for Deep Frying
Do I need to defrost frozen foods before air frying?
This depends on the type of food. Follow the instructions on the food's packaging.
Does the unit pause when I pull out the basket?
No. If you simply pull the basket out of the unit, the timer will continue to count down and the fan will continue to run. To pause the unit, press the START/PAUSE button.