Recipes By Product - Deep Fryers

Deep Fried Sweet Potatoes

- Serves 6
  • 6 large sweet potatoes
  • 7 cups oil
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated nutmeg (optional)
  • Wash the sweet potatoes, then parboil for 15 minutes. Pare and cut them into strips. Pour 7 cups of oil into deep fryer. Preheat the Oster deep fryer to 350°F. Fry the sweet potato strips in the deep fryer for 15 minutes or until they are golden brown. Drain them on absorbent paper. Sprinkle with salt, brown sugar or freshly ground nutmeg.

French Fried Onion Rings or Shoestring Onions

- Serves 4
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 7 cups oil
  • Skin the onions and cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices. Combine 1 cup of milk and 1 cup of water. Soak the onions in the milk and water mixture for 1/2 hour. Pour 7 cups of oil into Oster® deep fryer (the capacity may vary by the model number. For best results, check the instruction manual)." Preheat deep fryer to 350°F. Drain them, spread them on absorbent paper and spread Fritter Batter for Vegetables on the onions. Fry in deep fryer for 5 minutes or until light brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Pit-Roasted Salmon with Shiitake Relish, Cornbread Pudding and Fried Basil

- Serves 6
  • 6 7-ounce salmon fillets
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt, plus 1 tablespoon
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup paprika
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper
  • butter (for pan-searing)
  • oil (for frying basil leaves)
  • several whole basil leaves (for frying as garnish)
  • lemon wedges (for garnish)
Cornbread Pudding
  • 5 cups cornbread, cut into 1-inch cubes (recipe follows)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, plus more for pan
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 4-1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups grated dry jack cheese
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons chopped herbs
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 cups flour
  • 3 cups cornmeal
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 teaspoons alt
  • 2 cups grated pepperjack cheese
  • 8 eggs
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 8 ounces butter, melted
Shiitake Relish
  • 12 ounces shiitake mushroom caps, wiped clean
  • 2 teaspoons pure olive oil, plus some for brushing mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mixed herbs (e.g., thyme, rosemary, sage, oregano, parsley)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Combine sugar, salt, thyme, paprika and pepper. Coat each fillet with 1 or 2 tablespoons of this rub. Smoke salmon in a smoker at 80° for 1 hour. Remove from smoker and refrigerate until ready to prepare for serving.
Cornbread Pudding
  • Preheat oven to 425°. Butter a deep 8-by-12-inch pan and fill with cornbread cubes. Set aside. Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a heavy saute pan. Very slowly saute onion until soft and golden brown (at least 20 minutes). Set aside. Whisk together cream and eggs. Whisk in caramelized onion, grated cheese and herbs. Season with salt and pepper. Pour mixture over cornbread in pan, and stir to combine. Bake 45 minutes until set and golden. Keep warm.
  • This recipe makes more than necessary for cornbread pudding. Preheat oven to 425°. In a bowl large enough to hold all ingredients, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and grated cheese. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and honey. Pour wet ingredients into dry and mix well. Stir in melted butter. Pour into a buttered pan (full "hotel" pan, about 12 by 12 inches) and bake about 25 minutes.
Shiitake Relish
  • Brush mushroom caps with olive oil. On Oster Indoor Grill, cook on both sides until marked and cooked through. Remove from grill and julienne. Set aside. Heat pure olive oil in saute pan. Add shallots and garlic, and sweat a few minutes until soft. Set aside to cool. Combine mushrooms, shallot-garlic mixture and herbs. Whisk together vinegar, lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil. Pour over mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper.
To Serve
  • In Oster® Deep Fryer, deep-fry basil leaves in hot oil until crispy. Drain on paper towels. Preheat oven to 450°. In a hot saute pan with a little butter, sear pit-roasted salmon fillets briefly, nice sides down. Then flip and sear underside briefly. Place in oven 4 to 5 minutes, or until just done in center. Spoon warm cornbread pudding onto plates. Top with salmon. Spoon some shiitake relish over fish. Sprinkle plate with fried basil leaves and garnish with lemon wedges.