How many times have you shied away from fried food for fear of fat? Or, alternatively, how many times have you enjoyed fried snacks, only to feel guilt-ridden afterwards for putting your health in danger? Granted, this may feel as an exaggeration, but the danger is real, as we are all aware of the influence greasy food has on our bodies. Well, with airfryers, there is a way to avoid the negative effects, all the while enjoying everything you love about fried dishes.
These appliances do exactly what it says on the tin – they fry using air, thereby dropping oil out of the equation. Obviously, air fried food will taste differently to deep fried, but there are a lot more advantages to it than drawbacks. The Avalon Bay AB-Airfyer100B is one of the products that spearhead the charge of airfyers on the market. We took it out for a test run, you can find our full review in the segment below.
Avalon Bay AB-Airfryer100B Airfryer Review – at a glance
The Avalon Bay AB-Airfyer100B Aiyfryer’s heart and soul is the Rapid Air Circulation Technology that allows air to circumduct rapidly and precisely so as to prepare your food in a healthy and tasty manner.
Moreover, there are safety elements in action to prevent unfortunate events, such as non-slip feet and a built-in timer that will turn the fryer off after half an hour of inactivity. The fryer features a detachable mesh metal basket, removable pan and demountable rack for wide range of frying, baking and cooking options.
Avalon Bay Air Fryer
Cooking basket capacity
Safety & build quality
On a balance, the AB-100B is one of the best airfyers out there, with great value for money, especially considering you invest not only in a cooking appliance, but also your health. It's a fine gizmo offering a stellar bang for the buck and a nice health boost. So, to your health!
Cooking basket capacity: 4
The mesh metal basket of the Avalon Bay AB-Airfryer100B is circular in shape, measuring about 8 inches across and 3.5 inches in depth. This means that you can fit anywhere from four to six chicken drumsticks, depending on their size.
Temperature control: 5
The Avalon Bay AB-Airfryer100B features adjustable temperature control that allows you to preset your favored temperature for cooking, depending on the food you like the most. The gage itself is set above the timer, and enables you to choose the temp between 176°F and 400°F (about 80°C to 200°C).
As mentioned, the AB-100B has an built-in timer that switches this puppy off after 30 minutes, so you don’t have to worry about leaving it on when you head to work or sit comfortably on a plane for Tahiti.
The temperature ranged mentioned above makes this fryer fairly versatile off the bat. In addition, the detachable mesh basket, cooking pan and racks combine to provide multiple cooking options, with “cooking” in this sentence implying cooking, baking and frying all at once.
The bottom lets the fat drip down, further reducing the greasiness of your dishes so you can enjoy the taste of fried food without the negative side-effects, like stained shirts or clogged arteries.
Safety & build quality: 5
This pupster is safer than a deep fryer by dint of being an air fryer. However, even among its kin it stands apart as extremely user-friendly thanks to the non-slip legs and a built-i timer.
As far as build quality goes, the basket is made of non-stick coated metal mesh and sturdy plastic and heat-resistant exterior, so no complaints on that account.
Additional perks: 3
The offer is pretty standard, even pauper-ish, as the only additional thing you get is a manual guide with cooking tips, but no actual recipes. On the other hand, you can choose from four sleek models, including Black, Red, and White, as well as Stainless Steel which costs extra.