Cooking perfect fried food without compromising on convenience and safety is the goal of every home chef. If you have frequently come to messing up with your fried food in traditional frying pan, then it might be time to consider upgrading your frying tools with a deep fryer. And, when it comes to deep fryers, Hamilton Beach is a name you may have heard of already.
Hamilton Beach deep fryer has been among the market leaders in deep fryers and other kitchen appliances. And with their wide range of deep fryers and usage of superior materials in the manufacturing, it no brainer why they are one of the best deep fryers for home usage.
This guide to Hamilton Beach deep fryers will give you all the information you need to decide if a Hamilton Beach deep fryer fulfils your need.
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Hamilton Beach Deep Fryer Review
Hamilton Beach deep fryers comes in various sizes, from 8 cup capacity for small batch frying to 21 cup capacity that can hold a large chicken completely. They are easy to clean and designed in a special way to control oil splattering and keep the kitchen neat and clean. Most of Hamilton Beach deep fryer models include parts that are dishwasher safe. With breakaway, magnetic power cord in most of the models, they not only provide extra safety but also helps in reducing required storage capacity.
Let’s review these market leading models in depth to build up our knowledge and decide which model is best suited for your needs.
Hamilton Beach Cool-Touch Deep Fryer is professional style deep fryer that is perfect for frying food in small batches. It comes with 1500 Watts Heating Element, that rapidly heats up the oil to the required temperature. This becomes really helpful when you are frying food in multiple batches, as it takes very less time, to heat up the oil to optimum level, after each frying cycle. It has cool touch body from the side of fryer that protects from burning the hands if you touch them accidently from the sides of the fryer during deep frying process.
With 2 liter or 8 cup oil capacity, you can fry up to 6 cups of Chicken pieces or French Fries. Adjustable temperature dial allows cooking temperature from 265°F to 375°F. In addition to ‘Power’ light, that turns on when the deep fryer is powered on, another cool thing is the presence of Ready light, which turns on when the oil reaches its optimum temperature for frying.
The vented lid allows you to keep monitoring the food while it is cooking. That said, you can keep the lid on entire cooking process to avoid oil splattering. The lid is designed in such a way that you can lower the food in the hot oil and lift the frying basket out of the oil even without opening the lid. This adds extra safety from burning hands from steam while opening and closing the lid of deep fryer. The push button add convenience in opening the lid safely from the front.
The oil tank is enamel coated, which makes it easy to clean. The lid and heating elements are removable, you can take them out easily while cleaning the deep fryer. The breakaway, magnetic power cord detaches from the fryer in case it experiences the pull force accidently.
13.13 x 11.38 x 8.58 inches
Item model number
4.3 out of 5 stars
If you often through parties to your friends, then, Hamilton Beach 35033 is the deep fryer you need. With 12 cups or 3 liters of oil capacity, this deep fryer is good enough to make crispy fried food to feed a crowd. Due to its capacity, you will not need to fry your food item in multiple frying batches. This large size model allows you to cook up to 8 cups of food in a single batch, which is enough to satisfy the hunger of a gathering
The heating element is of 1500 Watts, that heats up the oil quickly to the preset cooking temperature and allow you to start your frying quickly as compared to its competitor models in the market. ‘Power’ light, that turns on when the deep fryer is plugged in, is present along with Ready light, that turns as soon as the oil comes to its preset temperature for frying.
Adjustable temperature dial allows you to set cooking temperature between 265°F to 375°F range and its Digital Timer enables you to set the deep-frying time duration. This fryer also features a whistler tone, which starts blowing when the cooking timer duration has been completed. With the ability to preset you cooking temperature and frying duration, you can leave the food frying for the predefined duration and temperature without worrying about it overcooking and burning as a result.
Vented lid and heating element are easily removable, which adds great convenience during cleaning of deep fryer. Enamel coated oil tank, lid and frying basket can be washed safely in a dishwasher. The breakaway, magnetic power cord is always a great to have, that detaches from the fryer in case of an accident.
16.3 x 8.9 x 10.2 inches
Item model number
4.5 out of 5 stars
Hamilton Beach 35035 Deep Fryer is designed for home chefs, that are inspired with commercial deep fryers. This professional grade model features 1800-watt heating element that heats up the oil faster for frying and between the frying batches. It has up to 19 cups or 4.5 liters oil capacity that can hold up to 12-cup capacity of food. This extra-large capacity enables you to feed whole gathering without worrying to fry the item in multiple batches. Even if you need to serve the food in multiple batches, its immense heating element will bring the oil back to its optimum temperature quickly for another frying process.
It comes with 3 frying baskets, 1 large and 2 small baskets. The prices will differ if you choose to purchase this model with single, double or triple baskets. 1 large size frying basket is used when you want to fry your food in a single batch, in case you have more than one items to serve then your can use small size frying baskets to fry those items together without mixing them into each other. These frying baskets come with hooks, which helps in draining the excess oil back into the frying pot.
Its Adjustable temperature dial allows you to set cooking temperature between 265°F to 375°F range and its Timer Dial let you set the deep-frying time duration up to 30 minutes. If you are frying something for more than 30 minutes then you can choose ‘Stay On’ setting, this will keep the deep fryer on until you manually turn it off.
‘Power’ and ‘Ready’ lights are also featured in this model, Power light turns on when the deep fryer in plugged-in and ‘Ready’ light indicates that the oil has reached its optimum temperature to start frying process and get awesome frying results.
Vented Lid enables you to fry the meal splatter-free. You can conveniently keep an eye on your meal through this view window. All parts including lid, heating element and frying pot are removeable and dishwasher safe. Breakaway cords prevent the deep-frying tipping over if the cord is pulled accidently. All the parts are easy to assemble and detached for quick and easy cleaning.
15.63 x 10.5 x 14.1 inches
Item model number
4.4 out of 5 stars