You decided to make the switch from oil-based deep frying to air frying, and now you need to know how to take care of your nifty new air fryer. As with many such home appliances, an air fryer works much better when you clean it properly.
Steps for Cleaning
- For your safety, unplug your air fryer.
- If you have just finished using it, allow it to cool completely before proceeding.
- Grab a moist cloth and clean the outside.
- Immerse the pan, interior tray, and frying basket in warm soapy water.
- Use a soft sponge or brush to scrub away debris.
When it comes to stuck-on food or other debris, soak the interior components of your air fryer in the soapy water to soften such debris. Never try to pry the debris off with a spoon, fork, or other utensil.
Air fryers come with nonstick surfaces inside, and prying or scraping debris off of those surfaces is bound to create scratches or dings. After all, you want our air fryer to last a long time.
Storing and Maintaining Your Air Fryer
It's equally important to store your air fryer safely. To do so, you should:
- Never leave it plugged in
- Lay it on its side
- Keep the cords in an included storage compartment, if any, or in another safe, secure place
Additionally, ensure the cords and interior components are in good condition before using your air fryer. Should any of your air fryer's components become damaged, contact the manufacturer for replacements before using your air fryer again
Among home appliances, an air fryer is terrific at helping you reduce overall fat consumption. For it to function correctly and to last, you must follow these care and cleaning instructions.