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After testing for 4 weeks, here is our review of the Power Airfryer XL, including both PROs and CONs.
Power Airfryer XL Review
We’ve been using the Phillips air fryer for 3 years, and loved it so much we bought one for my Mom. She loves to fry fish in her air fryer, which produces crisp, perfect cooked fish without any oil or any of the pungent cooking smell.
Our air fryer mostly used with sweet potato fries, and any other “brown” foods that you normally associate with unhealthy cooking, like chicken nuggets, onion rings and tater tots.
We tested the Power Airfryer XL for the past 4 weeks, and really love the large size of the basket. There are 2 sizes – a smaller, 3.4 quart unit for 2-3 people, and the larger, family sized version that holds 5.3 quarts of food.
PRO: I highly recommend the larger unit – the generous basket also comes with a removable divider so that you can cook different types of food at once.
CON: I wish the unit would come with a rack that divided the basket into upper and lower levels. Because the air fryer works by circulating hot air, I’ve found that sometimes the food doesn’t cook evenly when stacked too closely on top of each other. I removable rack would create 2 levels, with plenty of room between.
Lots of Recipes
One of the problems with new appliance categories is usually the lack of recipes (especially video recipes). In fact, I have an $800 counter top induction oven sitting in a box in my garage, just because there were only a handful of recipes online and it was just too complicated to retool existing recipes.
PRO: The great thing about the Power Air Fryer, is that they’ve been selling via informercials. That means YouTube is rich with video recipes that will show you step by st...