Ninja Foodi: Experiences for multi-cookers and hot air fryers
The Philips Airfryer * is undisputedly the best hot air fryer , Krups Cook4Me * is ahead of the multicookers in the local region. With the Ninja Foodi there has been a device for some time that is supposed to be both – and something more. Can it work? We took a closer look at the tests and experiences of the users and revealed whether this piece of kitchen technology is really worth it.
- The first air fryer with 2 independent baskets that lets you cook 2 foods, 2 ways, at the same time, not back to back like a traditional single-basket air fryer
- DualZone Technology features Smart Finish feature for cooking 2 foods 2 ways that finish at the same time, and a Match Cook button to easily copy settings across zones for full 8-qt capacity
- 6 customizable programs: Air Fry, Air Broil, Roast, Bake, Reheat, and Dehydrate
Ninja Foodi: experiences and tests summarized
The Ninja Foodi is a successful multi-tool: grilling, steaming, roasting, hot air frying – in fact, it does it pretty well. $159 🛒 is a very fair price for a device of this size and functionality.
Our assessment : A versatile gadget for beginners and cooking enthusiasts.
Ninja Foodi: grill, oven, hot air fryer for everything?
First of all: what is the Ninja Foodi anyway? In short: somehow everything. At first glance, the small box looks like a hot air fryer or a multi-cooker – but is even more if necessary (at least in theory and according to the manufacturer). Here is an overview of the promised functions
Ninja Foodi: Tests and experiences at a glance
Ninja Foodi: user opinions and experiences:
On the manufacturer’s side of the Ninja Foodi, the reactions are exuberant, clear. But what about other customer reviews?
Here, too, a predominantly uniform picture:
The device is bulky and difficult to stow away and the recipes in the supplied cookbook also require some fine-tuning – but when you get warm with the device, the grilling results are particularly impressive.
But chips, nuggets & Co. are also crispy on the outside and tender on the inside with the hot air function! Combined with the dishwasher suitability of the individual parts, there should be little to complain about here.
Ninja Foodi test
In Germany, the Ninja Foodi AG301EU is not yet the best-known product – accordingly, the tests are rare. International trade magazines such as Cooks Illustrated have already delved deeper into the subject and show.
Ninja Foodi does a lot of things right. As a slow cooker, it cannot maintain the temperature as precisely as a stand-alone device, but it cuts a competitive figure when it comes to grilling and deep-frying.
The device should not be underestimated for baking bread rolls either. When used in combination, the device shows its versatility: thanks to the various modes, a baked chicken is on the spot 20 minutes faster than in the oven. That saves time, energy and money.
Ninja Foodi: Technical Facts
- Power: 1760 watts
- Temperature: up to 265 degrees (without turning)
- Control: Physical controls
- Dishwasher safe: accessories
- Size of the grill surface: 255 x 255 mm
- Saucepan / frying basket: 5.7 liters / 3.8 liters