T-fal FR4049 Family Pro 3-Liter Oil Capacity Electric Deep Fryer Review

We’ve been going through several fryers over the years, and most of them have not been able to take our desires to new levels. If you are that guy who loves barbecue, then frying food is a snap and easy. This T-fal FR4049001 Family Pro Deep Fryer is the ultimate value for your money.

Equipped with a powerful 1600Watts heating element that quickly rebounds to the selected oil temperature, the fryer gives you the best cooking atmosphere for a tasty barbecue that you need.

The fryer heats up faster, cooks right on time and has a basket handle that sticks out from the top but stays cool. The large basket also holds the food and has a nice window at the top to view food while it is frying. Again, it is easy to clean as it is made of stainless steel.

All in all, this deep fryer is a whiz and a gem in one setup. Am deeply satisfied with it, and I surely recommend it to all.

Temperature Control

This deep fryer has an adjustable thermostat that allows you to select the perfect cooking needs and conditions that suit you and what you are preparing.

The temperature indicator light lets you know when the oil reaches the correct and suitable frying temperature and hence giving you the best cooking conditions for your fries or any food that you need to fry. This deep fryer is surely the best cooking companion.

Powerful Heating Element

The T-fal FR4049001 Family Pro Deep Fryer is equipped with a powerful 1600Watts heating element that ensures that your cooking oil is heated up to the required frying temperature quickly and sufficiently to ensure you prepare a tasty meal.

Again, the heating element ensures your food is fried sufficiently and adequately hence reducing the time for your meal to get ready. With this fryer, frying has now been fast and easy.

Adequate Capacity

The deep fryer is made to accommodate a family size and hence a meal can be prepared once and for all members of the family.

Equipped with a frying capacity of 2.65 pounds of food, that is equivalent to 3.3 liters of oil, the deep fryer gives you the power to prepare food enough to feed a family faster and efficiently.

Therefore, you do not need to fry meat twice to accommodate everyone; the fryer gives you the freedom to do it once.

Viewing Window

The T-fal FR4049001 Family Pro Deep Fryer has a cooking lid with a viewing window at the top of it. This viewing window allows you to monitor your food as it is frying in the fryer.

This ensures all that you want in your preparation is achieved as every aspect of your cooking can be easily monitored. Again, the cool touch handle of the fryer allows for safe handling and also easy transportation. How good!

Easy To Use

The fryer is very easy to use as everything is made to ensure you’re cooking stress is no longer. It is made of stainless steel that ensures your fryer is easy to clean.

You can prepare fried fish, churros, fried chicken, fried mac etc. easier with this fryer as the instructions of use are also easy to follow. The fryer is perfect and doesn’t mess with your food whenever you are cooking.


  • Easier to handle and use
  • Heats up faster
  • Large enough for preparing a family size meal
  • Temperature control
  • Very easy to clean


  • It gets grimy very fast

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is the interior of the deep fryer also made of stainless steel?

A: No, it isn’t.

Q: Can you fry a whole chicken in this fryer at once?

A: It depends on the size of the chicken but for average chicken size, then the piece that will be left out will be very small or none at all, and I will fry perfectly well.

Q: How long is the cord length?

A: It’s about 35 inches.

Final Verdict

This T-fal FR4049001 Family Pro Deep Fryer is a very great deep fryer. It heats up your cooking oil very fats reducing the time you require to prepare food. Again, it’s very easy to clean after cooking. This fryer is surely the best bargain for your money and works perfectly well and cooks food so perfectly that when you have it, you won’t stop making fried food.

It is made entirely to meet your standards. I love the way it has shaped my cooking. If you need a good fryer, then this is your best choice you can consider, and you do not have to wait for long for your fries to get ready.

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