T-fal Actifry Digital Timer Steam-Free Lid Air Fryer, 1-Quart

Last updated: May 11, 2023

If you love making the perfect crispy French fries at home, look no further than the T-fal ActiFry, which is easy to use and easy to clean. We also like that its removable lid, pan, paddle and tablespoon are all dishwasher-safe, meaning you can enjoy your fries while the dishwasher does all the hard work.

We looked at the top Air Fryers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Air Fryer you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: The T-fal ActiFry Air Fryer is perfect for making batches and batches of French fries. It has a dishwasher-safe lid, pan, paddle and tablespoon.

In our analysis of 53 expert reviews, the T-fal Actifry Digital Timer Steam-Free Lid Air Fryer, 1-Quart placed 17th when we looked at the top 20 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

T-fal ActiFry Air Fryer with Air Fryer Cookbook, Ceramic Nonstick Pan, Dishwasher Safe, 2.2-Pound, Black, Model FZ7002. Prepare healthier fried food with the T-fal AirFryer . Using just a tablespoon or less of oil, the machine cooks to perfection a variety of menu items, from meats and seafoods to stir-fries, vegetables, desserts, and more, including up to 2 pounds of French fries that are hot and crispy on the outside and deliciously soft and fluffy on the inside. Simply add fresh ingredients, measure in the oil with the included spoon, set the timer, and walk away—using an innovative pulse heat system and unique stirring paddle, the ActiFry cooker distributes oil evenly and cooks food thoroughly with no-preheating required. Made in France, the low-fat fryer and multi-cooker provides a 2.2-pound food capacity (about four servings), a simple push-button on/off switch, a digital countdown timer with buzzer, a steam-free transparent lid for at-a-glance monitoring, and a dishwasher-safe lid, nonstick pan, stirring paddle, and tablespoon for quick cleanup. When it comes to serving delicious, nutritious food you and your family will enjoy, turn to the T-fal ActiFry low-fat AirFryer and multi-cooker. This appliance is not suitable for recipes with a high-liquid content

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Unique in that it has a paddle that rotates food while it cooks
The T-Fal Actifry air-fries outstandingly good french fries with little or no oil. It has a large capacity and simple controls. It stirs food as it cooks. It's easy to clean.
All in all, the ActiFry does perform as advertised for fries and stir-frys. It is not a fryer.
Cooks decent french fries
Besides traditional cut fries, the ActiFry can do ribs, chicken wings, stir-fry, and lots of other things.

What reviewers didn't like

In our tests, however, the paddle mutilated and broke apart fish sticks and breaded chicken fingers.
It's expensive. It can't cook without its mixing paddle. It can't cook soft or delicate items.
One of the biggest drawbacks is the timer, which will not turn off the machine when it counts down.
This machine always took longer than competitors to finish a batch of food and has many other inconveniences.
The Actifry isn't necessarily a bad idea or a bad product, it's just a product that 99% of us don't need
Works best with dense foods like meats, as softer foods can become mushy using the paddle. Coatings can come off when you use the paddle.
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