Power AirFryer XL
About the The Power AirFryer XL :
Power AirFryer XL is a low-fat, healthy cooker that uses Rapid Air Technology, a technology that utilizes cyclonic, superheated air to fry food using little to no oil. As a result, you can now enjoy delicious fried food without the guilt of too many harmful calories consumption.
The Power AirFryer XL prepares French fries, fried chicken, fish stick, deserts, or even chicken tenders with a taste similar to that of deep frying but with up to 80% fewer calories. Additionally, power AirFryer XL comes with six different cooking features in one device. These are; air frying, grilling, baking, steaming, roasting, and sautéing.
The fryer’s digital panel also provides one-touch access to up to seven different preset programs for a fuss-free cooking with a built-in timer and automatic shutoff.
The Power AirFryer XL Features and Benefits
Power AirFryer XL offers a superb healthy way of frying your favorite foods. Other than frying, the AirFryer has five more cooking features to help you cook a wide variety of meals.
Features of the Power AirFryer XL
- A one-touch digital panel which allows you to easily switch between the different cooking methods without having to cram multiple settings.
- An easy-load, non-stick basket
- A dishwasher-safe insert for easier cleanup
- A temperature range of up to 400oF using 1700 watts of power
- A timer with automatic shut-off
The key benefit of the Power AirFryer XL is the ability to cook healthier food than the traditional deep frying methods. Here is a list of comparisons between calories from common fast foods and the food produced by the Power AirFryer.
|Food||Calories (Traditional Fast Foods)||Calories (Using the Power AirFryer XL)|
|French fries||340 cal.||70 cal.|
|Chicken fingers||780 cal.||250 cal.|
|Blooming onion||1950 cal.||380 cal.|
The information above clearly indicates that the Power AirFryer XL produces food with 80% fewer calories than the common deep fryers.
Delicious Food and Health Concerns
People consider fried food using an air fryer to be delicious because three things mainly occur influencing the new flavor. The three are:
- The exterior undergoes quick dehydration thus creating a crispy crust
- A Maillard reaction occurs on the exterior due to proteins and sugars break down creating a complex, pleasant flavor and a golden-brown color.
- The food’s interior cooks slowly thus allowing starches to gelatinize, fibers to soften, and proteins to denature. All these processes result in the pleasant flavor of fried foods.
How the Power AirFryer XL Works
Generally, all deep fryers and air fryers work by the same principle. They all give regular foods a delicious taste and a crunchy exterior. Air fryers are a bit different from deep fryers. Instead of dipping food into large amounts of boiling oil, air fryers use superheated air and a little oil to cook food. As a result, air fryers produces food with fewer calories while keeping the chefs to avoid getting burnt by oil splashes common in deep fryers.
The appliance comprises of an enclosed container with a tray that is easily removed, filled with food and put back to cook the food.
After adding the food on the removable tray, you choose your cooking method from the electronic interface and set the timer depending on the food you are cooking.
How Long Does it Take the AirFryer to Cook Food?
The Power AirFryer’s cooking time is relatively short. Cooking items such as fries or shrimp take only 10-12 minutes, chicken cooks in less than 30 minutes while cooking a full turkey requires about 35 minutes.
Important Features of the Power AirFryer XL
These are the main features that make the Power AirFryer XL stand out compared to other air fryers.
- The Initial Impression
The power AirFryer XL consists of three parts, the outer shell, outer fryer basket and the inner fryer basket.
The fry basket can be easily removed from the outer assembly by pressing the red button at the top of the fryer. Additionally, the inner basket is dishwasher safe thus making it easy to clean.
- Functions & Digital Operation
The menu display has four main buttons making it easy to operate. These are:
- The power button
- The preset button
- Time control button
- Temperature control button
The preset button gives you seven preprogrammed settings i.e. chicken, shrimp, baked goods, pork chops, fries, fish, and steak. However, even after selecting a preset option, you can easily adjust time and temperature from the respective buttons if required.
The XL has a maximum temperature of 400oF and has an automatic shutoff timer.
- Easy Cleaning
Cleaning the Power AirFryer XL is relatively straightforward. The inner basket can be cleaned automatically since it’s dishwasher friendly while the outer basket is easily cleaned by hand.
- Large Capacity
The Power AirFryer XL has a relatively large basket size. It is available in two sizes, a 3.4 quart for 2-3 people and a larger 5.3-quart family version.
The larger 5.3-quart unit has a large basket and a removable divider that helps you cook different foods at once.
- Cooks a Wide Range of Recipes
Most new appliance categories usually lack recipes. The Power AirFryer XL has a variety of recipes that are readily available on YouTube. As a result, new buyers will be guided on how to make different dishes using this air fryer easily.
- It is Powerful & Fast in Cooking
The Power AirFryer XL heats very fast thus cooking food more quickly than the conventional fryers. Although it’s not the most powerful fryer at 1700 Watts, it has an awesome cooking speed.
Power AirFryer XL Product Specifications
|Product Dimensions||14.5 x 13.4 x 13.4 inches|
|Item weight||12.4 pounds|
|Shipping Weight||12.4 pounds|
|Capacity||3.4 – 5.3 Quart|
The Power AirFrier XL is designed to help you achieve fast and safe cooking while minimizing calories intake. This makes it be among the most popular air fryers.
- Quick preheating and fast cooking
- Easy to use
- Easy to clean
- Has a large capacity
- Temperature cannot exceed 400 F
- Does not deliver effectively on all the 6 cooking methods
- The 3.4 quarts model is relatively small for large meals