How do I filter frying oil?

Answer Let the used frying or cooking oil cool to room temperature.Get out a fine sieve and place it over a bowl whose diameter is larger than the sieve's. Alternately, cut a piece of cheesecloth large en... Read More »

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Is deep frying chicken in olive oil any healthier than deep frying chicken in Crisco (shortening/lard)?

Olive oil is better than shortening. Olive oil is good for you! It is high in the good cholesterol. So, use it to fry, and if you like, drink it. There are people that do just that.

After frying puries can we use the same oil?

Yes you can but it's better to seive or filter the oil out first (some say "chahn" it in urdu). Otherwise the food tastes worse. Dont do it too much though, after 4 or 5 times you should change it.

Any tips for new frying pan?

If you bought a good quality stainless pan, about the only things you shouldn't do with it is drive a truck over it or drop it from ten floors up. I have taken a hot stainless fry pan straight off ... Read More »

What is the best oil for deep fat frying?

On One Hand: Peanut OilThe best oil for deep fat frying is peanut oil. It has a very high smoking point, which means it doesn't scorch or burn at high temperatures like most oils. If you use an oil... Read More »