Prepare Dinner with Less Fat and Time with the Ninja Frying System {Giveaway}

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to test the Ninja Cooking System in my home.  I could have written the entire review with one word: LOVE.  This slow cooker/stove/oven combo has revolutionized how we prepare dinner.  So when Ninja contacted me again to send along the new Ninja Frying System, I was all over it!

The Ninja Frying System ($99 MSRP) allows you to prepare your favorite fried dishes with 30% less fat and 40% faster due to its revolutionary heat combination that keeps cooking oil at a uniform temperature, so foods cook to light, crispy perfection – with less oil absorption. Ninja’s patent-pending basket lid keeps food fully submerged in oil so food is cooked evenly through without having to be flipped or turned in the fryer.

In the past, I have chosen not to prepare fried dishes in my home.  For starters, it makes a mess and frankly I am scared of getting burned!  But the Ninja Cooking System s self contained and on first glance appeared to be much neater than other traditional fryers.

We decided to try boneless chicken tenders as our first experiment with the new fryer.  After filling with vegetable oil, we set the temperature to 350 degrees.  Within about 7 minutes, the oil was hot enough to begin frying.  We coated the chicken with Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Chicken Fry Mix and following the directions on the box, lowered into the oil for 8 minutes.

The Ninja frying basket has a lid that kept the chicken submerged in the oil for more even frying.  I loved the big window that allowed for easy viewing of the progress. We noticed that neither the basket handle or the exterior of the fryer became hot during frying which is a great safety feature.

After 8 minutes (which is easy to set on the digital LCD display), we lifted the chicken and allowed to drain for a few seconds.  The chicken came out golden brown (not burnt at all) and crispy.  With two picky children, it is the best compliment to say that they BOTH cleaned their plates.

For me, the worst part of frying is the clean up.  But, the Ninja Frying System made it incredibly easy and fast.  The Cool Zone technology keeps the oil clean for a longer period of time so reusing the oil is no problem at all.  Possibly my favorite feature is the included oil spout which attaches to the removable enamel oil reservoir which allows for easy pouring of the oil back into the storage container (did I mention these pieces are also dishwasher safe?).

Our dinner was absolutely delicious and surprisingly easy to prepare and clean up.  Having my kids eat everything on their plate makes me incredibly happy, too.  The chicken was a success and we are looking forward to trying some catfish and even beignets next week!

For more information about the Ninja Frying System and additional Euro-pro products, please visit NinjaFryingSystem.com. You can also learn more on Facebook and Twitter.  Can’t wait to get started?  Enter to win a Ninja Frying System below:

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This post is the opinion of the Experimental Mommy.  While a sample was received to facilitate this review, all opinions remain 100% mine.

Comments

  1. Adrienne gordon says:

    chicken wings

  2. eileen d says:

    Fish my SIL loves fried fish

  3. Katie K says:

    I’d try sweet potato fries

  4. TawndaM says:

    first… Have you ever tried a deep fried perogies?

  5. lisa lo says:

    Chicken!! Love to try this ninja cooking system.

  6. Tabathia B says:

    boneless chicken breast

  7. Natalie says:

    French fries or mozzarella sticks

  8. Wanda McHenry says:

    Catfish!

  9. Amy Honious says:

    fries, of course! we don’t have a fryer and could really use one for certain things. fries, fish, etc. i have heard great things about this product, but have not yet justified the expense. thanks for the opportunity to win one! happy mother’s day!

  10. shannon Baas says:

    french fries

  11. I would fry pickles.

  12. Christina says:

    I’d probably do homemade chicken fingers first, my kids LOVE when I make them baked in the oven. I’d also love to try onion rings.

  13. I would fry chicken

  14. Bethany C. says:

    My first test would be chicken.

  15. Katie Roch says:

    I would try frying some cheese ravioli

  16. angela cunningingham says:

    chicken

  17. I’d love to make some french fries.

  18. Sue Ellison says:

    I would fry chicken first.

  19. D SCHMIDT says:

    I would first fry donuts!

  20. Jessie C. says:

    Sweet potato

  21. alyce poalillo says:

    Fried Mushrooms-yum!

  22. shannon t says:

    chicken nuggets and french fries

  23. I’d fry some mozarella sticks.

  24. Brutus Duffy says:

    Corn dogs and onion rings!

  25. ellen beck says:

    I would try fried chicken or french fries!

  26. Sandy VanHoey says:

    I’d try french fries and mozzarella sticks first

  27. Katherine says:

    Hush Puppies

  28. Ann Fantom says:

    I would like to make onion rings

  29. chicken fingers

  30. heather eg kaufman says:

    fries

  31. Stephanie Larison says:

    Chicken strips for sure

  32. Tracy L Davis says:

    donuts!

  33. Rebecca Graham says:

    I would fry fish.

  34. I would make some french fries

  35. Mary Casper says:

    french fries

  36. Fried chicken extra crispy

  37. Allison Downes says:

    I would fry catfish first

    thanks for the chance to win!

  38. Nadine L says:

    After battling gastro illnesses, getting out of shape, then a 6 month flu/pneumonia/bronchitis battle, I got very out of shape. Since I turned 50 this year, I am determined to eat better, exercise again and get back into shape (and hopefully run a 1/2 marathon this year) This would help with the eating better part, I am a huge fried food fan, healthier fried food seem like a good option for me.

  39. Ellen C. says:

    I would fry some fresh mozzarella sticks first. Thanks for the chance.

  40. Fried potatoes, YUM!!

  41. Katherine L says:

    Buttermilk fried chicken! I’ve been really craving it but have not been able to find it anywhere!

  42. Monique Rizzo says:

    Chicken strips.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  43. Carolyn G says:

    Chicken wings!

  44. Nicole Vosburgh says:

    Wings!

  45. Sabrina says:

    I would make a family specialty – Sicilian arancini (rice balls) – so yummy!

  46. Mary Calabrese says:

    I’d make some french fries.

  47. samantha says:

    Probably chicken tenders too…just because I always have them in the house.

  48. Probably donuts or cheesy sticks 🙂

  49. kelly woods says:

    Fried chicken

  50. Katherine L says:

    I’d love to make chips! I’ve only ever baked them at home 🙂

  51. deana c says:

    I would first try sweet potato fries!

  52. Candice Dyer says:

    Fish and chips!

  53. Debra Hall says:

    chicken or onion rings

  54. Emily E says:

    hmm I’d try chicken!

  55. Michele says:

    I’d try chicken and fries first if I won the Ninja fryer. I love the concept of lighter foods with less oil.

  56. I would fry cauliflower dipped in tempura batter. Yum!

  57. Michelle says:

    French Fries

  58. Terra Heck says:

    I’d first fry onion rings and mushrooms in it. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

  59. Patti Shute says:

    Beignets and fritters!

  60. Christine says:

    onion rings

  61. I would make french fries first.

  62. stephanie says:

    homemade onion rings

  63. melissa Resnick says:

    fried mushrooms

  64. Tater tots!

  65. I would try Fried Chicken Breast Filets in the Ninja

  66. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    chicken
    vmkids3 at msndot com

  67. French fries!

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  68. chicken or fish

  69. Kimberly W says:

    I would fry some mozzarella sticks

  70. Angela Yeremenko says:

    I would fry some eggrolls.

  71. Suzanne Lewis says:

    Onion rings. I love them!

  72. Daniel M says:

    potatoes / fries

  73. Michele P says:

    french fries or onion rings

  74. Angela M says:

    Mozzarella sticks and chicken tenders

  75. Rebecca Peters says:

    chicken fingers!

  76. I would fry sweet potatos

  77. Leslie L. Stanziani says:

    I would fry fries in it first.My 4 kids love french fries.

  78. Ellie W says:

    Jalapeno poppers!

  79. Pauline M says:

    I would start with my chicken!

  80. Tara Woods says:

    chicken tenders

  81. Lynne T. says:

    French Fries, nothing like making them yourself.

  82. Jennifer J says:

    Probably some onion strings! Thank you!!!

  83. Geoff K says:

    Garlic chicken wings!

  84. Claire McKeon says:

    Mozzarella sticks!

  85. Paula Tavernie says:

    French Fries!!

  86. I would do doughnuts

  87. Laurie Emerson says:

    I would make some homemade potato chips.

  88. Shannon Smith says:

    I would fry beer battered fish!

  89. Karrie Millheim says:

    Onion Rings yum

  90. dawn cook says:

    homemade fries!

  91. I’d love to fry some Whiting.

  92. Michelle C says:

    Chicken

  93. Harmony B says:

    Onion rings or mozzarella sticks

  94. jules m. says:

    french fries or onion rings

  95. French Fries!

  96. Starr Greenwell says:

    Catfish

  97. Jaque R. says:

    I would fry jalapeno poppers! 🙂 Thank you.

  98. susan smoaks says:

    i would fry sweet potato fries first

  99. Rachel Ellis says:

    I would fry Onion rings.

  100. Erica C. says:

    I’d fry sweet potato fries…they are delicious!

  101. chicken breasts

  102. Vikki Billings says:

    I would make some catfish and shrimp!

  103. sounds so much better than regular frying

  104. K. Cleaver says:

    I’d probably do french fries.

  105. Breanne says:

    French fries

  106. Heather S says:

    onion rings

  107. Michelle H. says:

    I would love to make onion rings.

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