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Butterball Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel

Fry turkey indoors the quick and easy way with the Butterball electric turkey fryer. Cook delicious, juicy turkeys up to 14 pounds in just a few minutes per pound. This indoor turkey fryer features an adjustable thermostat temperature control, digital timer, stainless steel construction, porcelain-coated inner pot, cooking basket with drain clip, drain valve for easy cleaning and a folding lid with window and filter. This electric turkey fryer uses 1/3 less oil than conventional turkey fryers, and is countertop safe for indoor use.
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Questions & Answers for Butterball Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel

Question

highest temperature of fryer ?

asked 4 years, 7 months ago
By
mvives
on Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel
12 answers
Answers
answer 1
the dial is 375, i did not check the accual tempurture of the oil.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CautiousSkeptic
answer 2
375 Degrees
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Loveturkey
answer 3
375 F
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CCYou
answer 4
375'
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
bradyspa
answer 5
375
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Sealions
 - Dundee Illinois
answer 6
375 degrees.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Shafferfarm
 - Meridian, ID
answer 7
375
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
TonysGirlAlways
 - North Carolina
answer 8
375 degrees
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CoachWP
 - Brentwood, CA
answer 9
375 degrees
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
ginormous
 - Alton, il
answer 10
375F.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
PhanthomShopper
 - Freehold, NJ
answer 11
Setting shows 375 degrees as the highest.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
therealkevster
 - Richmond, VA
answer 12
The temperature can be raised up to 375F.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
jyhunt
 - South Berwick, ME
Question

What type of cooking oil do you use to fry a turkey?

asked 3 years, 8 months ago
By
RaySr
on Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel
12 answers
Answers
answer 1
peanut oil from bj or costco
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
fishinggirl57
answer 2
I used Canola oil successfully. Peanut oil is preferred but expensive
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Zena53
 - Anderson, IN
answer 3
peanut oil - 8 liters cost me around $40!!
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CCYou
answer 4
They recommend peanut oil but I use corn oil. It is a little cheaper. You can use lard also!
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Sealions
 - Dundee Illinois
answer 5
You can use vegetable oil or peanut oil with the peanut oil being a better choice. It is more expensive but it withstands a higher cooking temperature than vegetable oil. I have used both in deep fryers but in this one I am choosing to only use peanut oil. We were able to pick up peanut oil for $12.50 per gallon which is a very good price at Walmart.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Shafferfarm
 - Meridian, ID
answer 6
I used peanut oil, which is listed as the preference in the manual, but it does say that other oil can be used. I have always used peanut oil for frying turkey - expensive, but it has a great flavor,\.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
TonysGirlAlways
 - North Carolina
answer 7
Peanut Oil is best, and gives the turkey a great greaseless taste.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CoachWP
 - Brentwood, CA
answer 8
peanut oil, it don't burn up as fast as all the other oil do and a really great taste.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
LoveToShop080
 - New Orleans LA.
answer 9
Peanut
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
VJCC
answer 10
cheapest vegetable oil i can buy
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
ginormous
 - Alton, il
answer 11
Peanut oil is the very best oil to use. It tastes great(no, it does not taste like peanuts). My family has used peanut oil for about a decade now, when frying our turkeys. Enjoy your turkey, because you will NEVER taste it's equal!
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
asjmb
answer 12
Peanut oil
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
ChattyKathi
Question

How much oit for a 15lb turkey?

asked 4 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel
12 answers
Answers
answer 1
The fryer uses 2 gal. of oil but a max size turkey of 14 lb.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Zena53
 - Anderson, IN
answer 2
The largest bird that fits is 14 lbs. I cooked a 12 lb bird and it was a bit tight. Butterball has a larger unit which is not this one.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CCYou
answer 3
Turkey will not fit in basket. Ust 12-14 lbs.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
bradyspa
answer 4
You can only go up to 14 pounds of turkey and the unit holds 2 gallons of oil.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Sealions
 - Dundee Illinois
answer 5
Can't cook a 15lb turkey in this unit, 14lb is max. The unit holds 2 gallons of oil but how much you need depends on what you are frying and how big the item is. You have to be careful that you do not overflow the cooker when you are putting your food in it to cook. They tell you in the manual how to determine the amount of oil to use.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Shafferfarm
 - Meridian, ID
answer 6
Takes about 2 gallons. File to "Max" line on the inside of the fryer.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
KofCcook
 - Point Pleasant, New Jersey
answer 7
you can't go over14lbs with yout turkry
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
frymaster
 - peoria az
answer 8
14 lbsis the maximum turkey size for the cooker and it requires two gallons of oil
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
TonysGirlAlways
 - North Carolina
answer 9
This fryer will only handle a 14 pound turkey max due to basket size. My turkey was 13lbs 10oz. and it was a tight fit, but worked to perfection using 2 al. of peanut oil.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CoachWP
 - Brentwood, CA
answer 10
15 lb turkey is too large for this model. Masterbuilt has an XL model for turkeys weighing over 14 lbs. This model holds up to 14 lbs & requires 2 gallons of oil.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
PhanthomShopper
 - Freehold, NJ
answer 11
They do not recommend larger than a 12lb. turkey for use in this unit.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
therealkevster
 - Richmond, VA
answer 12
It can't handle a turkey larger than 11lb, two gallons and a smidge more is what it holds.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
JimInWichita
 - Wichita, KS
Question

If the turkey is pre-cooked, could I still use this?

asked 3 years, 8 months ago
By
jsnwaugh
on Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
The Butterball Electric Fryer can still be used with precooked food, but follow the guidelines in the use booklet as to not overcook your food.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
MsStylynn
 - Houston, TX
answer 2
I suppose if your intent is to fry but I'm unsure how the already cooked meat and skin will transform as far as taste, texture, and saturation of oils in an already cooked product. I recommend you try it out first on a piece of chicken or turkey and see how it comes out before taking on a whole bird.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
Kenniya
 - Corona, CA
answer 3
No, it just needs to be a thawed turkey.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
kickstand78
 - GA
answer 4
I would think so. I would recommend cutting the cooking time way down, and inject the cooked turkey with your favorite seasoning concoction.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Sneakyshopper
answer 5
I don't see any reason you can't use it to reheat your cooked turkey or anything else that is already cooked. I would recommend you consider if you want to use the oil or water and steam reheat the food though. Also I would recommend using a lower temperature and a food thermometer to monitor the foods temperature. If you use too high a temperature or reheat too long, you will burn the food. It's just like using a fry pan to reheat your food.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
dgc49
 - Shakopee
answer 6
I think if it's less than 14 lbs you probably could - it would probably just take like 5 mins. or something to make it hot and get the outside crispy. Just MAKE SURE your pre-cooked turkey is DRY before SLOWLY lowering it into the oil.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
polarbeargirl
 - Minneapolis, MN
answer 7
I wouldn't. It's best to re-heat a pre-cooked turkey in the oven.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
reigninmetwo
 - Grapevine, TX
answer 8
It should be fine, just make sure the turkey is not frozen and has no gravy on it. Follow the directions for cooking a turkey breast and check it often so it will not burn.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Sealions
 - Dundee Illinois
answer 9
This unit is designed to 'cook' food. If your turkey is precooked why would you want to deep fry it? You would just end up with over cooked turkey.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Shafferfarm
 - Meridian, ID
answer 10
No, you would totally overcook it.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
KofCcook
 - Point Pleasant, New Jersey
answer 11
Absolutely. BUT - since the turkey is already cooked, you dont need to leave it in the fryer as long. 45 minutes will leave you with a turkey that no one will be able to eat. I've been frying smoked turkeys for about 5 years and you only need to "cook" it for about 20 minutes. I use cajun butter seasoning and the turkey turns out great. You may need to fry 2 for Thanksgiving because the first one will be devoured before it reaches the table.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
FryingNGA
Question

Does this have an auto safety shutdown device to prevent oil from overheating and a break away power cord if fryer falls?

asked 4 years, 9 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, the unit has both.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
HappyEating
 - Greensboro, NC
answer 2
The Butterball Turkey Fryer has a 3 foot long cord that is held on only by a magnet to the unit. I found this a bit annoying as the cord is very easy to bump and knock off the unit thus disconnecting it. There are also two separate temperature circuits and sensors used. One for controlling the temperature and long to detect over temperature and shut the unit off. If this happens, you have to remove the control unit from the fryer and press a reset switch with a tooth pick or paper clip through a small hole on the inside of the controller. I've heard that one customer had problems with the unit shutting off all the time and found this to be a pain.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
dgc49
 - Shakopee
answer 3
not sure on the autoshutdown, but the cord is a break-away that fastens by magnets.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
jbman99
 - Hoffman Estates, IL
answer 4
Yes and yes.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
polarbeargirl
 - Minneapolis, MN
answer 5
It does not overheat. It has a temperature setting that you set yourself and the unit maintains that temperature itself. It does have a short, breakaway cord which is a feature I really like, and the unit itself is extremely sturdy.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
nufferdog
 - Hazel Green, Alabama
answer 6
Don't believe it has any auto safety shutdown but it does have the 'break away' power cord. It attaches to the fryer magnetically. One thing about cooking with one of these I would not leave it ever unattended. Just my opinion.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Shafferfarm
 - Meridian, ID
answer 7
Yes it does have both features.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CoachWP
 - Brentwood, CA
answer 8
max temp is 375, power cord has magnet connect at the unit - good idea
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
ginormous
 - Alton, il
answer 9
It has an "autoheat safety" feature so unit will shut off it it overheats. There's a breakawy power cord. The power cord is also short (less than 3 ft long).
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
PhanthomShopper
 - Freehold, NJ
answer 10
Yes to both questions.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
therealkevster
 - Richmond, VA
answer 11
The device has a thermostat which regulates the temperature, It also has a breakaway power cord. You cannot use a extension with this item.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
By
kraftyman
 - omaha ne
Question

Can this be used for other purposes such as for french fries?

asked 4 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Absolutely it can. If will cook anything you can cook in a frying pan or pot in oil or water or steam. The only thing I don't see it being used for is baking.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
dgc49
 - Shakopee
answer 2
Yes. Download the instruction manual at http://www.masterbuilt.com/pdf/manuals/090623%2020010109%20Manual.pdf
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
rigajohn
 - Jackson, KY
answer 3
Yes, most definitely. You can deep fry anything that can be deep fried in the Butterball Indoor Electric Turkey Fryer.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
polarbeargirl
 - Minneapolis, MN
answer 4
Absolutely. It is just a deep fryer with the basket shaped like a turkey
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Zena53
 - Anderson, IN
answer 5
I did some sweet potato fries which came out limp. Should probably have done what restaurants do - fry partially at 250, then crisp up at 375.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CCYou
answer 6
You could definitely cook french fries in this, as a matter of fact a whole bunch of fries! Anything you can use in any deep fryer you could cook in this unit it seems to me.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Shafferfarm
 - Meridian, ID
answer 7
Any fried food.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
KofCcook
 - Point Pleasant, New Jersey
answer 8
Yes, I've deep fried cornish game hen, dumping, chicken nuggets and wings.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
VJCC
answer 9
That was the first thing I cooked in it. I also fried other frozen foods (fish sticks, chicken nuggets & egg rolls). It all turned out great. The frying basket is large, so you don't have to cook in a lot of small batches like the older deep fryers.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
PhanthomShopper
 - Freehold, NJ
answer 10
Yes, you can deep fry french fries, wings, chicken nuggets, fried chicken, onion rings, onion blossoms, mushrooms, corn dogs, hot dogs, cheese sticks, okra, etc.

Can boil corn on the cob, shrimp, red potatoes, eggs, pasta schells etc.

Can steam lobster, crab legs, mussels, blue crabs, vegetables etc.

It's alot of fun if you like to cook...
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
therealkevster
 - Richmond, VA
answer 11
Yes, absolutely! This is not just for turkey! It is also a Steamer and Boiler, not just a fryer!
If you want to fry a smaller bird, you can use less oil than the 2 gallons.
Masterbuilt has answered every question I have asked in a very timely fashion.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
By
RayLinStephens
 - Sumrall, MS
Question

when in use do you have a lot of steam from the top of this product? Does the top lock?

asked 4 years, 7 months ago
By
RNChiTown
on Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
There is a fair amount of steam. The top does not lock.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Zena53
 - Anderson, IN
answer 2
Yes.
No.
There is no charcoal filter as you may find in some other frying apparatus.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CCYou
answer 3
Only for the first 3 to 5 minutes. An exhaust fan above the unit works well, a drawn down fan not so well.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Sealions
 - Dundee Illinois
answer 4
Fair amount but the vapors are filters through a foil type filter to prevent oil from escaping with the steam. No the top does not lock closed but it does seal up very well during cooking.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Shafferfarm
 - Meridian, ID
answer 5
There is some steam but not alot. The top does not lock.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
KofCcook
 - Point Pleasant, New Jersey
answer 6
no the top does not lock
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
millerr
 - coram ny
answer 7
steam is not bad - lid does not lock but power cord attaches via magnet in case it gets pulled it will pull apart easily and not pull unit off counter.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
ginormous
 - Alton, il
answer 8
Yes, steam is released from the top. It's filtered first. The top does not lock. The top also folds in half so that it locks in place when the lid is open. It's awkward at first, but easily to get used to.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
PhanthomShopper
 - Freehold, NJ
answer 9
If you pat dry the turkey with paper towels (as they suggest after rinsing to make certain there are no ice crystals), then there will be a little steam that comes up thru the vents in the lid. If turkey is still wet, then alot of steam...

The lid does not lock, but does cover the complete top of the unit.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
therealkevster
 - Richmond, VA
answer 10
You need to dry off foods as much as possible before you put them in the oil. If you do there isn't much steam at all. The top does not lock but I've never seen the need for it to.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
JimInWichita
 - Wichita, KS
answer 11
The top doesn't lock, but does close securely. the only steam came from opening fryer whilr frying. The steam is well contained. Very little smell I even fried fish and there was almost no fish smell compared to a stove fry. If I had to choose again this would be my choice over and over and I can be picky at times...I loved it!
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
NLRN
 - NEWARK, DE
Question

How often do you have to change the oil?

asked 4 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
After each use.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
atwalmart
 - Runnemede
answer 2
I would think you could tell by the color. When the oil starts getting dark it's time to change. After frying the turkey you could not even tell the oil had been used when we put it back on the jug.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
RubbieB
 - Fayetteville north Carolina
answer 3
I change the oil in my fryers when I cook fish or anything that has a strong taste that may affect the oil's flavor. Or, if something cooked too long, giving a burnt taste to the oil. Otherwise, you can keep cooking with the oil. Peanut oil is always best. The flavor is better, and it does not burn as easily.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Sneakyshopper
answer 4
At least monthly - sooner if it gets rancid or cloudy.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
polarbeargirl
 - Minneapolis, MN
answer 5
According to the manual, oil has a life in the number of hours it can be used for frying.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Zena53
 - Anderson, IN
answer 6
I don't think anyone will be able to answer this question accurately it depends on what you cook in it. If you decide to cook alot of say breaded fish and then you want to make french fries you will want to change the oil so you don't transfer the flavors of frying fish to your fries. We have a little Presto Fry Daddy fryer and we have cooked a lot of stuff in it and have not had to change the oil all that often. In this fryer with the size of it unless you are using it a lot I wouldn't think you would need to change the oil that often.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Shafferfarm
 - Meridian, ID
answer 7
Suggest you get Alton Brown's JUST HERE FOR THE FOOD. It has a great chapter on frying.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
KofCcook
 - Point Pleasant, New Jersey
answer 8
Once used the oil only lasts for a few days. Whatever you're frying will leave behind residue in the oil and will eventually turn the oil rancid. I only fry turkeys once a year because the oil is very expensive.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
FryingNGA
answer 9
According to the instructions, if you clean/filter the oil after each use, you should be able to use the oil 3 times.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
PhanthomShopper
 - Freehold, NJ
answer 10
Depends on how much you cook at a given time, the seasonings you use and if you only drain the cleaner oil.

Meaning that the oil in very bottom with the remnants is discarded after using. We have re-used the cleaner oil over a couple of years and it still tasted great. But, we did seal the oil between uses.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
therealkevster
 - Richmond, VA
answer 11
I've used the same oil for 4 batches of wings, fries, and a whole chicken. The trick is to get the oil back into the jug as soon as it has cooled off - don't try to do it while the oil is hot. I store my oil in the basement where it is cool and dark and I expect I can use it several more times before I replace it.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
JimInWichita
 - Wichita, KS
Question

Where inside have you used this fryer? Has anyone done Cornish Hens? Is it safe to use under a cabinet, on the counter?

asked 3 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
We use the fryer on either the island or my granite countertop which does NOT have any cabinets above it, and has a plug outlet very close by. I wouldn't put it under cabinets because the steam from the fryer coming from the vent/filter is substantial at first and you might have to scrub your cabinets after. Hope this helps.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
nufferdog
 - Hazel Green, Alabama
answer 2
I used this in the basement because I was afraid of the grease smell in my kitchen. I'm glad I did because when I put the turkey in it really steamed and by the time the turkey was done it was pretty strong. So no I wouldn't use it under the cabinet or on the counter. You fry by the pound so I don't see why you couldn't do Cornish Hens, 6 chicken pieces are fried at 350 degrees for 14-18 min. The highest temp. is 375 degrees and takes 35 minutes to heat.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Loveturkey
answer 3
Used mine on the dryer in the basement to keep odors out of the living area. Have not tried Cornish hens. I think it would be safe in the kitchen. I just did not want the steam with oil around cabinets, lights, etc
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Zena53
 - Anderson, IN
answer 4
My wife made me use it in the garage. There is a bit of oil splatter as you first submerge the bird although you can control that by the speed you put the bird in. Once the bird is in, there is a fair bit of steam coming off the unit. Also the height of it is such that a kitchen counter is high for someone like me who is under 6 foot tall. Using a regular table in the garage worked well for me.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CCYou
answer 5
Used it on my kitchen island. Would not try under cabinets. Cornish hens are very good - cook in about 15 to 20 minutes.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
bargainhuntertothemax
 - Tularosa, NM
answer 6
I use mine in the kitchen with no problems. Be sure the turkey is not frozen and that it is dry! So far I have only cooked a turkey but saw a video where they were cooking Cornish hens, they looked good.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Sealions
 - Dundee Illinois
answer 7
We used it sitting right on our kitchen counter top and there was literally very little if any splattered oil around the unit. The key to this however is to make absolutely sure whatever you are frying is completely dry. We have not cooked cornish hens but we did 2ea 5lb turkey breasts and they were excellent. They each took 35 minutes to cook. Hope this helps.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Shafferfarm
 - Meridian, ID
answer 8
Used it at our Church kitchen. Suggest using it on a counter without a cabinet above it and put some newspaper under it and on the floor to catch any spatter.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
KofCcook
 - Point Pleasant, New Jersey
answer 9
I used it on my counter, but not under a cabinet. I think the steam would harm the wood on a cabinet. The unit is well worth the investment.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
TonysGirlAlways
 - North Carolina
answer 10
I used my Fryer on the counter top. It was safe, and created no mess.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CoachWP
 - Brentwood, CA
answer 11
on top of my table, also we fried two hole hens really tender and juicey.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
LoveToShop080
 - New Orleans LA.
Question

Is it okay to leave oil in fryer until next use?

asked 3 years, 8 months ago
By
SLP55
 - NC
on Butterball Digital Electric Turkey Fryer, Stainless Steel
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I did for a few days. It says you can on the pamphlet provided, but doesn't list length of time.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
thehappiestshopper
 - Lansing, MI
answer 2
Yes it's the same as a regular deep fat fryer. We used it to make french fries and they turned out wonderful!
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
foxyfem
 - Yukom, Oklahoma
answer 3
I do! Why not you?
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
olddogpops
answer 4
No unless you are going to use it soon. otherwise empty it out. Oil can and does go bad.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
ChiefCooking
 - Knoxville, TN
answer 5
Yes, but not for more than a month. And if it smells rancid at all, or looks cloudy, then dump it out.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
polarbeargirl
 - Minneapolis, MN
answer 6
No, I don't think so. I would drain the oil into a suitable container and refrigerate it until the next use.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
reigninmetwo
 - Grapevine, TX
answer 7
I wouldn't leave the oil in the fryer, but you can drain the oil and keep it in the frig to be used again.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
elager
 - Mentor, OH
answer 8
The instructions say that you can store unused oil in fryer and do not store water in appliance
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CautiousSkeptic
answer 9
We have used our oil four times and the fourth was just fine. We did drain and strained it between uses.

I would not leave it in for an extended time though!
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
llmscook
answer 10
No. You can leave UNUSED oil in pot.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
bradyspa
answer 11
The manufacture says you can, I empty the fryer, clean it and store the oil in a cool place like the garage during the winter. If you use the fryer often I would store the oil in the fryer.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Sealions
 - Dundee Illinois
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