Deep frying is cooking food by submerging the whole food item in hot oil or fat, originating in Africa. See also frying and deep fat fryer.
Some deep fried food:
- Black Pudding - (AKA Blood Pudding) is delicacy popular in the North of England and Scotland. Individual small black puddings are battered and deep fried, mostly served with chips and sold in fish and chip shops as a take-away.
- Chicken fried steak
- Chicken wings
- Doughnut - a deep-fried piece of dough or batter
- Fish and chips
- French fries (or chips in British English, or pommes frites in French) - deep fried potato strips
- Fried chicken
- Fried shrimp
- General Tso's chicken
- Deep fried Mars bars - a delicacy of the North of England and Scotland. These are a popular candy (US) bar that has been dipped in batter first.
- Potato chips (crisps in British English) - thin slices of potato.
- Red pudding - a delicacy especially in Fife, Scotland. Individual puddings are battered and deep-fried, mostly served with chips and sold in fish and chip shops as a take-away.
- Scotch eggs
- Tempura - a Japanese technique consisting of a special batter and oil
- White pudding - a delicacy popular in Scotland and Ireland. Individual puddings are battered and deep-fried, mostly served with chips and sold in fish and chip shops as a take-away.
Deep frying is also a technique used to prepare bread pieces for canapés.