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Turkey Fryers

Char-Broil The Big Easy Oil-Less Infrared Turkey Fryer

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  • The Char Broil Big Easy Oil-Less Infared Turkey Fryer represents the next step forward in utilizing infared style cooking. This patented technology takes the mess and hassle out of cooking a perfect turkey (up to 16 lbs.) or other large cut of meat (chickens, pork tenderloings, or beef roasts). With no hot cooking oil to purchase, splatter, or dispose of, the Char Broil Big Easy is the delcious, safe and easy alternative to oil-fried turkey. Cooking is done inside a double-wall cylindrical cooking chamber powered by a fullly enclosed, propane burner. Char Broil's patented Heat Wave infard technology delivers juicy, crisp, flavorful results every time. Your favorite marinades can be injected and even dry rubs and sauces can be used for added flavor.
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    Includes: Cooker, cooking basket, lifter, meat thermometer and quick start cooking guide
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Recent User Reviews

  1. boonedawg
    "Idiot proof cooker"
    Pros - NO OIL to: purchase, heat up, boil over, cool down, strain and store and NO $$$ for overpriced Peanut Oil
    Cons - A few sharp edges, but for the money UNBEATABLE
    I own a pair of these, liked the first one so much bought another to do multiple cuts of meat.  Turkeys are fantastic, taste as good as a OIL fried bird.  My all time favorite however is Pork Shoulder.  I don't use it for pulled pork, I like to slice/chunk mine.  Everytime I use this cooker the people that I cook for go GONZO over the meat.  Look online and especially on Craigslist for used one's, people get them and don't use them for whatever reason, I purchased my 2nd one for $50 on craigslist.
  2. j123
    "cooks well, poorly constructed, poor warranty"
    Pros - cooks well
    Cons - basket is chrome, not stainless. will likely rust quickly, customer service-warranty suck
    I got this as a gift, which voids the warranty on all Char-Broil products.

    It works fine except the electric ignitor does not work.

    cheaply made, I do not expect it to last long

    Does do a good job of cooking. good concept, poorly executed.

    I will never buy another Char-Broil product since their customer service policies suck.
  3. xfire1wi
    "The Best"
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    Jun 11, 2009
    the best cooker I have ever owned, you can make anything you want in just use a bit of planning

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  1. ncyedneck
    Just got one for christmas. Ready to learn and head into a new adventure. living in lower alabama and want to try some wild pig. 
  2. ski-freak
    I like deep fried turkey, and especially because it cooks a turkey so fast!
    I recently heard about this Big Easy model as a substitute for my turkey deep fryer (oil type), and looked it up on Char-Broil's site and they say it takes about as long to fry a turkey in their infrared Big Easy as with an oil deep fryer - but without the mess of the oil, and its disposal, etc.
    This sounded really great because the oil is expensive and a hassle to deal with - BUT then I did the math! The say on their site that it cooks up to a 16 pound turkey in 8 - 10 minutes per pound. So I did the math and 16 X 10 = 160 minutes which is about 4 times as long as it takes to deep fry a 16 pound turkey in oil in my current oil type turkey fryer (40 - 45 minutes). All I can say is that their claim takes a lot of liberty since "4 times as long" is hardly "about as long". I'm not sold. Does anyone have any actual time experience to share?