For some people, frying pans may be common kitchen equipment that can be easily purchased anywhere from online stores to physical outlets like supermarkets and shopping malls. But as basic as it sounds, not every frying pan is created equal. This also applies to a pan used for deep frying purposes.

If you are looking for the right pan to deep-fry the likes of chicken, fries and nuggets, we have gathered a list of pans worth considering.

1. Tefal A70699 Classic Wok Pan With Glass Lid (32cm)

Best deep frying pan with lid
Price from SGD49.90
Shopee Singapore SGD49.90

There are plenty of benefits using a wok-style frying pan. First, its curved round shape allows heat to distribute evenly and it cooks your food faster. But what’s better is that you can use it for deep-frying, such as this one from Tefal A70699. This pan boasts a patented Prometal interior coating that is both highly resistant against abrasions and scratches.

The Tefal A70699 also comes with a tempered glass lid, which is useful for preventing accidental oil or water slippage. Best of all, both the interior and exterior surface of this pan is made from non-stick materials that are easy to clean after use.

2. Tefal C64284 Pure Chef Plus Deep Frypan

Best non-stick deep frying pan
Price from SGD48.00
Shopee Singapore SGD48.00

Cook like a pro with the Tefal C64285 Pure Chef Plus. Thanks to the brand’s unique Thermo-Spot heat indicator, obtain the right cooking temperature for your dishes. This means that you don’t have to worry about whether you are undercooking or overcooking your meal!

Its non-stick coating makes it easy to clean and it’s also compatible with all kinds of hobs whether gas, electrical or ceramic. Not to mention, its titanium reinforced surface ensures that your pan is highly resistant against corrosion as well as providing better heat retention and distribution.

3. Brund Quick Heat 30cm Fry Pan

Best 12-inch deep frying pan
Price from SGD109.00
Shopee Singapore SGD109.00

Given its reputation of over 60 years, this Danish brand is no stranger to producing high-quality kitchenware. Made from a reinforced 3-layer PFOA-free nonstick coating, the Brund Quick Heat 30cm Fry Pan is designed to last longer and is made to be suitable for all kinds of cooking ranging from stir-frying to deep-frying.

It also features a unique Quick Heat base which helps to heat your food faster without consuming too much of energy during the frying or cooking process. The pan can also be safely used in the oven as it withstands temperatures up to 180°C.

4. Tramontina 24cm Stainless Steel Frying Pan With Staflon Non-Stick Coating

Best stovetop deep frying pan
Price from SGD45.00
Shopee Singapore SGD45.00

Looking for a deep frying pan that is both durable and easy to maintain? You might want to consider getting a stainless steel variety. Take this 24cm stainless steel frying pan from Tramontina for instance; it comes from a well-known Brazilian cookware brand that has been around for over 100 years.

Not only is the pan made from a premium rust-resistant 18/10 stainless steel, but it is also reinforced with a two-ply base of aluminium and 18/Cr magnetic stainless steel for equal heat distribution to cook faster. It is also suitable for various kinds of stovetop hobs such as gas and electric.

5. Lamart Induction Ready Non-Stick Fry Pan (28cm)

Best induction pan for deep frying
Price from SGD22.90
Shopee Singapore SGD22.90

Induction cookers are no stranger to modern homes these days, given their popularity in using less energy and being able to cook faster than your average gas stove. If you’re looking for a frying pan, this particular one from French brand Lamart is specially created for the aforementioned cooker.

Made from PFOA and PTFE-free aluminium material, this pan is suitable for different types of frying and is also safe to use at high heat. Moreover, the Lamart pan is also aesthetically pleasing with a bright orange exterior that complements well with today’s contemporary lifestyle.

6. Meyer Copper Frypan (26cm)

Best pan for deep frying chicken
Price from SGD49.00
Shopee Singapore SGD49.00

If you are looking to deep-fry some chicken at home, you’ll need a pan with the right material that can handle heat up to nearly 400 degrees. Hence the Meyer Copper Frypan, which is constructed using a heavy gauge aluminium base that distributes and retains heat evenly.

It is also strong and durable enough to last many years. The pan is also easy to handle, thanks to its phenolic material that is both flame and heat resistant. Apart from frying chicken, you can even use it on an induction cooker or place it in the oven up to 180 degrees.

7. Tramontina 24cm Non-Stick Deep Frying Pan My Lovely Kitchen Collection

Best budget deep frying pan
Price from SGD27.00
Lazada Singapore SGD27.00

You don’t necessarily have to spend a fortune on a frying pan. There are a few budget-friendly options out there that give you the same equal value, and one of them is the Tramontina’s My Lovely Kitchen Collection 24cm Non-Stick Deep Frying Pan.

Made from durable aluminium material, this pan can be used for everyday cooking and frying. It also comes with a bakelite handle that has high heat resistance, making the pan easy enough to lift without getting your fingers burned.

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