Preparing healthy food: air frying

Although the oil in small amounts is perfectly welcome for our body, its excessive use in the preparation of food can have a number of negative effects. Namely, it is a fat that gives a particular taste, but which accumulates quickly in the body, its quantity must therefore be regulated, if not limited. To find the perfect balance between taste and healthy eating, Tefal has designed an EasyFry healthy fryer that combines hot air frying, grilling, steaming and much more.

Oil is one of the ingredients without which it is difficult to imagine the preparation of food, but even this is possible. If you can’t do without it, it makes sense to at least limit its amount. This is made possible by the EasyFry fryer. You will only use eight milliliters of oil to prepare fried potatoes, while you will use up to two liters of oil for regular frying.

Tefal’s first healthy fryer combines hot air frying, grilling, steaming and much more. Enjoy all the ways to prepare your food.

Benefits of reduced oil consumption

Oils are among the most caloric foods. A small tablespoon of oil contains up to 130 calories and 13 grams of fat, while all necessary fat comes from other dietary sources. Prefer whole foods such as avocados, nuts and seeds which are healthier. They contain healthy fats that will provide many more micronutrients, fiber, protein and carbohydrates.



Give the taste of food a chance.  With a healthy EasyFry fryer, your food will be prepared with 99% less oil, or even without oil.  |  Photo:


Give the taste of food a chance. With a healthy EasyFry fryer, your food will be prepared with 99% less oil, or even without oil.


Foods without oil are tastier. It is true that oil gives a particular taste to food, but the taste buds easily get used to the taste of oil. The more you use it, the more you get used to its taste. Try preparing foods with or without oil, and you’ll soon find that the other ingredients in your dishes have a distinctive, rich flavor as well.

Reduced oil consumption will also have a beneficial effect on yours welfare. Your weight will be healthier, you may even lose some, if of course you don’t replace the lower calorie intake from the oil with other excess calories. Your heart will also thank you.

Excessive oil consumption also negatively affects your energy level. Fatty foods prepared with large amounts of oil reduce the ability to absorb and transport oxygen in the blood by 30%. This effect lasts four hours. This means that your energy level will be lower for hours after eating fatty foods than it would be with a healthier diet.

A 9-in-1 kitchen appliance or an EasyFry fryer allows you to:

  • hot air fry,


  • EasyFry fryer, 9 in 1 kitchen appliance. |  Photo:


    EasyFry fryer, 9 in 1 kitchen appliance.

    grill,

  • Cook in the oven
  • fry,
  • you make sweets,
  • bake
  • warm up
  • cook and
  • dry.

The appliance comes with everything you need to successfully prepare a dish: a drip pan, a grill plate with handle, two grids, a fry basket and a cooking set. You can save time because you can prepare up to three dishes at once.

It has s extremely crispy air frying technology. Its hot air circulation system ensures food is crispy and cooked with little or no added oil.

Less oil, but dishes stay juicy and crisp



EasyFry 2 in 1 fryer. |  Photo:


EasyFry 2 in 1 fryer.

Excessive use of the oil is even thought to suppress the functioning of our immune system, which means that its reduced use can also benefit our overall health and well-being. The first step to reducing oil usage is to use a home steamer suitable for it. Tefal’s EasyFry fryer will ensure that your food is prepared without or with as little oil as possible. It will make your meals healthier, but at the same time no less delicious. You’ll use up to 99% less oil to prepare the dish, and the meat, like chicken, will always be juicy and its skin crispy.

With the EasyFry fryer you can hot air fry, prepare barbecue dishes, steam or prepare juicy and delicious desserts. Tefal has also prepared a special electronic booklet with wonderful recipes that will make it easier for you to prepare your first dishes with the EasyFry fryer. Once used, you will not imagine preparing a dish without it.

Crispy prawns with less oil

Tefal’s electronic booklet will serve you with many simple recipes that will help you prepare a variety of culinary specialties. All you need is Tefal’s EasyFry healthy fryer and you can already enjoy a variety of food preparation methods. Among the recipes you will also find tips for preparing crispy shrimp with just a few drops of oil.

Ingredients :

  • 250 g shelled prawns,
  • 2 eggs,
  • 60 g of wholemeal flour,
  • 60 g of corn flour,
  • 2 tablespoons of curry powder,
  • 1 tablespoon of oil,
  • ground in
  • pepper.



Crispy prawns that only require a few drops of oil and an EasyFry fryer.  |  Photo: Shutterstock


Crispy prawns that only require a few drops of oil and an EasyFry fryer.
Photo: Shutterstock

Preparation:

Prepare the ingredients for the breading: in a bowl, beat the eggs with a pinch of salt and pepper. In the second bowl, whisk together the wholemeal flour and curry powder, and in the third bowl, prepare the cornmeal. Dip the shrimp in the three bowls in this order: first in the curry and wholemeal flour, then in the eggs and finally in the cornmeal. Before moving the shrimp from one bowl to another, drain them as much as possible to prevent them from leaking.

Place the breaded prawns in the Easy Fry & Grill basket and drizzle with oil. Cook them in FISH mode at 170 degrees Celsius for five minutes. Flip the shrimp and cook for another five minutes.

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