Frying Oil Maintenance Tips
The Do’s & Don’ts Of Frying
Keep fryers set at proper frying temperature
Use your skimmer and keep the fryer free from floating french fries, nuggets, etc.
Add make-up oil often. Do not allow the fryer to be under-filled.
Discard only on the basis of a quality standard. Use a color test kit, or similar.
Filter twice a day, everyday.
Cover fryers after closing kitchen.
Designate one fryer for fries only.
Turn on fryer too early! (One-half hour before frying is proper.)
Dip fried foods that have cooled in the fryer a second time.
Turn up thermostats and overfill fry baskets to speed up frying.
Let food sit in baskets over the fryer.
Use soap to clean deep fryer.
Stir, agitate, or aerate shortening unnecessarily.
Salt over fryer or deep fry bacon or sausage in the kettle.