Deep-fat frying is one of the most progressive food processing systems that has been introduced to the foodservice industry. Foodservice operators are constantly learning about their foods dropped into hot oil, exposing the cooking oil to not only the food and its components, but also water, air (oxygen), high temperatures and contaminants such as […]
Convenience stores used to be just for fuel and other automotive products, but not anymore. A store where one can quickly and easily pick up essentials like milk, bread or grab a quick snack plus fuel is becoming a one-stop shop for many people now. They offer grab and go snacks such as drinks, coffee, breakfast […]
Keep fryers set at the proper frying temperature
Temperature is very important. Gradually bring the heat up slowly until the oil is between 350 and 375 degrees Fahrenheit. If the temperature of the oil is too low, you’ll get greasy food. If the temperature is too high, the oil will start to burn.
Many restaurants are switching over to fresh-cut fried potato products. These include the traditional French fry, wedges and other cuts. The trend is in-keeping with national trends to present consumers with fresher and more wholesome choices.
So, first off, let’s compare the frozen par-fry used in so many restaurants with our fresh potato. In a commercial French […]
Elements essential for quality frying are design, construction & maintenance of equipment, proper operation of equipment, proper cleaning of equipment, minimizing exposure to UV, keeping salt & metals away from oil and filtering regularly. Foodservice operators need to ensure they are selecting the proper cooking oil and oil filter for their operations and the products that […]
When prepared and cooked properly, fried chicken can be one of the world’s most delicious foods. Whether it’s Korean fried chicken, which has a light and crunchy batter, Nashville hot chicken, tossed in a spicy, oil-based sauce, or the classic Southern fried chicken that many of us are used to.
Fried chicken and other battered deep-fried […]