How Do You Clean A Deep Fryer?
• Unplug the deep fryer before cleaning it. If you have just used your deep fryer and hot oil remains inside the cooking pot, wait 2 hours before cleaning so the oil can cool. • Take the frying basket out and put it in the sink. Put 2 or 3 drops of dishwashing liquid soap on the basket for later cleaning. • Remove any leftover oil from the deep fryer. Properly discard any substantial amount of oil. Use paper towels to wipe away oil residue and bits of food from inside the pot. Alternatively, a plastic spatula or soft sponge can be used. • Wipe the deep fryer’s heater with paper towels to remove oily residue if necessary. Be careful not to bend or damage the heater’s thermostat wires when wiping. • Squeeze 7 or 8 drops of dishwashing liquid soap onto the bottom and sides of the deep fryer. Use warm water and the liquid soap to lather and clean the fryer. • Wipe the fryer from the bottom in a circular motion and work up the sides, perhaps using a soft sponge. • Fill the fryer with very h