Best Compact Air Fryers

Updated September 2020
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Fry up healthier versions of your favorites by using a minimal amount of oil with an air fryer. This type of appliance uses a combination of high heat and air circulation to create a crispy outer layer on foods without using a lot of oil. Air fryers have either manual or digital controls. For those who don’t have space for a large air fryer unit, compact versions offer up the same performance in a smaller, more manageable size. Easier to store, compact units are ideal for cozy apartments tight on storage space. A small air fryer is also useful for cooking for two during the summer months when using the oven is the last thing you want to do. 

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