Air Fryers Buying Guide
Our buying guide will explain which type of air fryer would suit you most, how much you can expect to pay for one, and which features are worth looking out for.
More Impressed than I thought I would be
I was a bit surprised at how big this unit is - but am so glad I got it ... as soon as I started using it the results were amazing ... Frozen Chips 10/10 ... Crumbed Chicken Strips .. 10/10 ... Frozen Pastries ... 10/10 ... this unit just impressed me beyond my expectations ... so easy to clean .... can't wait to experiment with different foods.
I have been researching air fryers for 18mths ... am so glad I waited till this unit came out.
Purchased in March 2019 for $189.00.
Wow I’m impressed
Recently received the Optimum Airfryer very impressed with the machine. I also have the Philips Airfryer which is a good machine.... however I believe the Optimum is a superior product cannot be beaten on price or performance.
Froothie ( Australian company ) provide a 30 day money back guarantee, excellent customer service prompt response to customer concerns.
Loved it till it DIED
Very easy to use, absolutely loved it but now it's dead. Just simply stopped working, so not happy. A product should last longer than 12 months otherwise it's way overpriced... I hope that I can get a replacement as I still love using my airfryer it made my life just that little bit easier...
Very easy to use product, cooks perfect every time. Easy to follow instruction every meals taste great, minimal cleaning needed, great lifting handles. The machine brings out the flavours and are mouth watering, very health option for people who are health orientated. Pleasure to use and recommend to other readers.
Love my airfryer
I don’t use any oil and my vegetables come out crispy and caramelised. So easy to clean and I don’t ever read instruction manuals and still mastered its use first time!
I have looked at all the usual air fryers in stores and they look second- rate compared to mine. This was also way cheaper
I’m not sure if I have a dud machine but I’ve used it many times thinking the weird smell would burn away, as it smells like a chemical or mechanical type of smell that you might expect from a new machine. The issue is that the smell permeates the food, which is not ideal!
Otherwise the texture and look of the food is great.
Kim in Australia
ANOHER EXCELLENT FROOTIE PRODUCT
While doing some research on air fryers in general I was delighted to see that Froothie had an option. Since I have previously bought and used the Optimum blender and the cold press/slow juicer I had no hesitation in making my selection. Given that it was almost Christmas Eve I understood that it wouldn't be delivered any time soon, so imagine my surprise when it turned up four days later !! Great service as well as excellent products.
It took me a while to learn how to operate this little kitchen gem but after a few false starts and a couple of undercooked items it's all go.
My only concerns are with the less than stellar instruction/cooking booklet that came with the item. Tiny little icons which caused eye strain to successfully work out could do with enlargement in the book and I think that some of the suggested cooking times are a little optimistic but that's under control now as I gain more experience. I called Froothie and they kindly sent out a link to download more specific, detailed instructions.
The basket, described as stainless steel is actually a type of aluminium with a coating so isn't quite as non-stick as one might anticipate. However I've found that soaking the basket in some hot water (in the base container with a little dish wash liquid) works wonders.
Those little hiccups aside, I'm more than satisfied with this purchase and the company itself. Thank you and happy cooking.
LOVE IT. THIS IS MY QUICK EFFICIENT OVEN
So good for cooking small amounts quickly and it’s healthy to use. We use ours to cook roast potatoes without using any oil. Par boil then straight into the Healthy Fryer. 15 mins later we have crunchy roast potatoes. You could spray some olive oil over them if that’s your preference . Cook Crumbed Chicken, Salmon (use the basket) Frozen and Fresh chips, small cake in the basket etc etc. Great for Chinese Spring Rolls, Sesame Toast etc, Simple to use: start with the programmed menu then you can expand to use the heat and time that works for you. Took ours to family Christmas Lunch, plugged it outside on patio, cooked nibbles for starters, roast potatoes and roast veggies for main. Easy to clean and lite to carry. Love it.
EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE ONE
I am so glad that I brought this product as it is so easy to use. Not is it only the healthier way to go, it cooks & re-heats perfectly, saves a lot of time & is super easy to clean. I use to cringe when my son wanted something put in the oven or home made chips but now I'm quite happy to let him have it.
I am so pleased that I choose the Optimum HealthyFry
It is fabulous, I look forward to using it every day. As well as being so much healthier, the food
tastes so much better, moist and full of flavour. I also feel confident in purchasing an Optimum
Brand as I have an Optimum Blender which I have been very happy with. All I need now is an
Optimum Cold Press Juicer, maybe one day.
Best Present I Have Bought Myself
I am completely satisfied with the Optimum Healthyfry. I use mine almost every day. It is very easy to clean and store. Bonus is that we now have much healthier meals. Because cooking time is less than a conventional oven, it is a great saving on power costs. Just love it!!
Perfect results every time
Having owned a conventional deep fryer previously, this Air Fryer by Optimum is fantastic. The unit makes minimum noise, no oily smell when cooking , very easy to clean, no stale/used oil to dispose of. In addition the unit can be adjusted for time and temperature during the cooking process resulting in perfect results for a novice cook like me. In comparison to my old conventional deep fryer the Optimum Healthyfry leaves it for dead in every way.
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