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Pro Lots of healthy cooking possibilities
The fryer doesn't use any oil when cooking the turkey so the result is a more healthier meal. On top of that there are many accessories available for the fryer so you can use this fryer as a healthier method for cooking chicken wings, rib racks, kabobs and so on.
Pro Suited for large turkeys
The fryers can fry a turkey up to 16 pounds so you can cook a meal for a large family reunion.
Pro Cheap accessories available
Char-Broil offers lots of cheap accessories to further expand the functionality of the fryer. You can buy rib hooks, a leg rack for chicken legs and wings, a kabob holder set for making kabob and a bunk bed basket that allows to bake more things simultaneously.
There is no risk getting skin burns spilling hot oil on yourself when using this fryer.
Pro Saves money
Since you don’t have to fill it up with gallons of oil you save money in the long term.
Pro Easy to clean
Since there is no grease involved cleanup is faster and easier than dealing with gallons of oil and the potential mess it can create. Also there is a removable drip pan located underneath the heating chamber, which catches dripping juices, allowing them to be used to make a homemade gravy.
Con Cooks slower compared to deep-fryers
Air fryers are generally slower than deep fat fryers. While usually a deep fryer take around 2-3 minutes per pound of turkey, an air fryer takes about 10 minutes to cook so expect around 2 or more hours for a 15 pound turkey.
Con Not effective in cold weather
When the air temperature is cold or you have a lot of wind you may experience that the fryer can’t maintain heat to cook the turkey thoroughly.
Con Not everyone likes the taste
Not everyone will like the taste of the meat since many prefer the crispiness that deep-frying provides.
Con Can’t create a smoked flavor
There is no smoke box for wood chips so you can’t add a smoked flavor to your meal.