A popular food choice during Easter, weddings, and all other social activities, turkey is a palatable and rich source of lean proteins. Unfortunately, because of its sheer size and tender meat, preparation remains a challenge, particularly to those with limited chef skills or do not know how to operate the standard ovens found in homes. If you are part of this group and want to improve your turkey frying results, the 10 turkey fryers listed in this review are among the best products to use. Even though simple and cheap, they are durable, very easy to use, and deliver fast and palatable results on demand.
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10. Masterbuilt 20020107
Durable, affordable, and with an efficient propane-powered design that works better than most electric ones, Masterbuilt 20020107 is an innovative kitchen accessory with a large (30 quart) aluminum pot that fits different sizes of turkey. The cast iron burner and solid steel stand that it comes with are durable. The 15-inch LP gas cooker stand offered supports cylinders well for optimal safety while the electronic timer that comes built in is not only sensitive but also has an auto-off feature for safety. You also get a fitting lid, a wide-handled lifting hook for safety, and a large aluminum drain basket for draining excess oils and fats after preparation.
9. Waring Pro TF200B
By choosing Waring Pro TF200B, you get a multi-functional rotisserie turkey steamer and fryer with a spacious and rust resistant pot that fits and fries up to 18-pound turkeys in one go. It is electricity powered (1500-watt), has a compact and portable design that is very easy to setup and use, and has a fast (3.5 minutes per pound) and an efficient system that cooks delicious turkey without compromising natural flavor and or leeching nutrients. Unlike most traditional fryers, Waring Pro TF200B users lesser oil for a healthier cooking experience. The aluminum used to make it is BPA-free and the power ready indicator lights and 120-minute timer offered easy to use.
8. Masterbuilt 23013314
Perfect for use indoors, Masterbuilt 23013314 is a safety-certified Butterball turkey fryer with a compact yet powerful electrical system (1,650-watts) that heats oils quick and cooks turkey even quicker. It has a built-in thermostat for better temperature control. The aluminum used to make its body is durable and naturally BPA-free while its space saving design has a drain valve that eases emptying and clean up after each cooking escapade. Certified safe for use outdoors, you do not have to worry about your house burning to the ground because of a malfunction or lowering personal safety. You also get a small accessory pack that consists of a CD cookbook, a meat pencil thermometer, carving gloves, and a divider basket for straining turkey.
7. Bayou Classic 3066A
Featuring a large 30-quart aluminum pot and an efficient gas-powered system that lasts long, Bayou Classic 3066A is an innovative outdoor accessory with a stable and safe-certified design that will never put your health or that of your pet at risk. Construction is professional grade using high quality aluminum and cast iron. Setup and use are straightforward while its vented lid eliminates steam when cooking to keep fried turkey crispy. Apart from this lidded 33x 16 x 6-inch fryer, you also get a grab hook for optimal safety, a stainless steel thermometer (12inches), a perforated poultry rack, and a one-ounce seasoning injector.
6. Brinkmann 815-4001-S
Consisting of a large 30-quart aluminum stock pot and a 45,000 BTU gas-powered cast iron outdoor stove, Brinkmann 815-4001-S is a versatile turkey fryer that measures approximately 14.6 x 18.5 x 14.6 inches. Weighing only 25 pounds, this fryer is space efficient. The over-temperature sensor that it comes with monitors its performance in real time and switches off gas supply automatically once it reaches alarming levels while its stable and high-performance design is not only affordable but also exceeds CSA safety standards. Buy an original to get a free one-ounce season injector and a free 12-inch stainless steel meat thermometer.
5. Masterbuilt 20011210
As the Masterbuilt 23013314 turkey fryer reviewed herein, Masterbuilt 20011210 is a professional-grade Butterball fryer with a spacious and BPA-free design that fits and cooks up to 20-pound turkeys. If cooking speed is a concern, this machine will benefit you. The electrical heating element (1,650-watt) that it comes with heats oil fast. Its porcelain-coated inner, on the other hand, conducts heat well for faster cooking, while its oil-saving design cuts down usage by up to 33% compared to most conventional deep fryers. Other novel features are its hideaway cord, built in fry basket with drain clip, and its 90-day limited manufacturer warranty.
4. Bayou Classic 1118
Recommended in top 10 best turkey fryers in 2016 reviews this 32-quart turkey fryer by Bayou Classics is a durable stainless steel model that also fries, boils, and steams chicken, duck, and other types of foods well. The polished stainless steel used to make it is durable, naturally BPA-free, and is very easy to clean using soap and water. The perforated basket offered lasts long while its heavy-duty body has a vented lid for better steam management and a pair of heavy-duty handles for safer operation.
3. Masterbuilt 20100809
With this Masterbuilt 20100809 cookware, frying a turkey is no longer a chore. Instead of grappling with pans and hot oil, purchase an original model to get an oil-free electrical fryer that will improve how you prepare turkey and chicken at home. Its double-walled construction using quality stainless steel retains heat for long while its 1,650-watt element is durable and keeps power consumption low. Buyers also get a removable drip pan that contains oil spills well, a wood chip box for flavoring turkey, and a 90-day return warranty.
2. Char-Broil The Big Easy
Are you preparing for a thanksgiving dinner for your family and or friends? Are you tired of burning turkey and or preparing non-palatable meals because of the hard to use grill in your home? To cook delicious fried turkey that will attract you many compliments, The Big Easy is a novel TRU-infrared turkey fryer that you will never regret buying. Even though slightly expensive, the oil-less infrared technology that it employs cooks fast and well. Its large pot design accommodates and cooks up to 16-pound turkeys in one go while its safety-certified design not only cuts down electricity consumption but also lowers the risk of burns or injuries.
1. Masterbuilt 23011114
Topping our list, Masterbuilt 23011114 is a durable stainless steel fryer with an advanced thermostat-controlled temperature system that delivers good results every time. It is large (fits up to 20-pound turkeys), boils and steams effectively, and has a built-in drain valve for easier emptying and cleaning.