Shoppers are raving about this on-sale air fryer: 'The best kitchen item I have purchased in a while'

Kate Mendonca
·Shopping Editor
·3 min read

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Save more than $60 on the Cosori XL Air Fryer. Image via Amazon.
Save more than $60 on the Cosori XL Air Fryer. Image via Amazon.

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As at home chefs, busy parents, and certified foodies well know, there’s nothing better than a good time-saving hack - especially in the kitchen. Luckily, an air fryer is one underrated kitchen appliance that not only creates delicious meals in minutes, it also significantly cuts down on the need for oil and fat while you’re cooking.

Air fryers typically cook food faster than a conventional oven and use 85% less fat than a regular deep fryer, making them the perfect choice for health-conscious chefs. Right now, shoppers can score one of Amazon Canada’s top rated air fryers for less, saving $60 on the Cosori XL Air Fryer.

Cosori XL Air Fryer

Amazon shoppers are loving the Cosori XL Air Fryer. Image via Amazon.
Amazon shoppers are loving the Cosori XL Air Fryer. Image via Amazon.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $119 (originally $180)

What is it?

Perfect for mealtimes in a flash, the Cosori XL Air Fryer is the family-size version of the classic Cosori Air Fryer. Designed with a basket that features a larger surface area, this handy kitchen appliance is able to cook enough food for up to five people while still maintaining a compact countertop-friendly size.

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Able to roast an entire chicken at once, this air fryer easily tackles all of your favourite foods, including steak, shrimp, seafood, bacon, bread, frozen foods, french fries, vegetables, and desserts.

With an auto shutoff function and timed cooking, it’s easy to set your meals and forget about them (safely). You can also customize your cook temperature anywhere from 180F to 400F.

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What people are saying

Beloved for its ease of use and value for money, Amazon Canada shoppers can’t get enough of this Cosori air fryer. It’s already earned an impressive 4.7-star rating from more than 1,000 customer reviews, so it’s easy to see why chefs everywhere are loving this little device.

“This is the best kitchen item I have purchased in a while,” said one reviewer. “Super easy to use, easy to clean, and cooks perfectly. Follow the instructions and you won't be disappointed. As a bonus it comes with a cookbook with some great recipes.”

“I’m quite impressed with this item and use it often for potatoes, frozen fish, vegetables and meats,” noted another. “This fryer is quite large, though I don’t find it particularly heavy, and I like the size of the cooking compartment. I’m pleased I didn’t order the smallest size available as it would’ve been a wee bit small for my purposes.”

Save $61 on the Cosori XL Air Fryer. Image via Amazon.
Save $61 on the Cosori XL Air Fryer. Image via Amazon.

While nearly all of the reviews on the Cosori XL Air Fryer are positive, some reviewers have noted issues with its basket handle coming loose over time, though one reviewer offered some tips to remedy the issue.

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“Fully satisfied with my Cosori air fryer - works perfectly and we use it about every day,” they wrote. “I only had to use a screwdriver on loosening screws of the basket. If you don’t, there may be a contact problem. It should be done every 6 months and takes less than a minute to do. Still 5 stars to me!”

The verdict

If you’re considering adding the Cosori XL Air Fryer to your own kitchen, it may be worth taking extra care and being gentle with its removable parts.

At just $119, it’s a great addition to any kitchen, and is sure to help create convenient, quick and healthy home meals you’ll love.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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