Oil Frying vs. Air Frying: What's The Difference?

Everyone likes to try to eat healthier but who can resist the taste of fried foods?  We have found a simple solution to get the best of both worlds, fried foods but less fat. How is that possible you say, it’s easy with a Versonel Smart Health Oil-Free LCD Display Air Fryer with Rapid Air Technology.  Let’s take a look at what fried food is and the differences between deep-fat frying and air-frying.


Fried foods are any foods that are cooked in hot fat.  This could be sautéing (a little fat), shallow-frying (partially covered), or deep-frying (completely immersed). In order to fry foods you need to heat the oil to 350°F to 375°F, this causes the surface of the food to dehydrate. Then through a series of chemical reactions the food’s proteins and sugars are broken down producing the deep golden-brown color.  The trick to frying food properly is to maintain the proper temperature throughout the cooking process.  If the temperature gets too low the fat seeps in and creates greasy food, if the oil is too hot it burns on the outside and the food is not entirely cooked on the inside.  Frying food this way takes time, is less healthy, and you need to play close attention while cooking.  43% of all kitchen fires in the United States are caused by hot oil.


The Versonel Smart Health Air Fryer uses a unique patented combination of high-speed air circulation and a top basket, called Advanced Smart Air Technology. The Smart Air Technology heats and forces the air to circulate very rapidly around the ingredients in the basket. The ingredients in the basket are enveloped by the hot air and are cooked evenly throughout.  This technology allows you to cook faster and healthier.  Making healthy, tasty fried food has never been easier.  Your food will come out deliciously crispy on the outside but moist and juicy on the inside without all the fatty oils (up to 80% less fat).  The Versonel Air Fryer also allows you to fry, bake, roast or even grill your food.  Here are some other great features:


  • Adjustable digital LCD control allows precise cooking up to 390° for a variety of foods
  • 30-minute Cooking Timer with Ready Alert lets you know when your food is ready to eat!
  • Automatic switch-off will automatically shut down the appliance when the countdown reaches zero.
  • Features 8 Shortcut menu buttons for easy, hassle-free heating selection including: WARM-UP, CHIPS, CHICKEN, STEAK, SHRIMP, MEAT, CAKE, and FISH
  • Also features +/- buttons for manually setting time and temperature
  • Dishwasher safe basket and pan for easy cleaning




Now you know the differences between deep-frying and air-frying and how each processes work.

You can have your own Versonel Smart Health Oil-Free LCD Display Air Fryer with Rapid Air Technology for $149.99 with FREE SHIPPING by clicking here.

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