Russell Hobbs is well recognised for its reputation in innovating products. They by all means make sure to introduce new technology rich products. They also stand competitive in quality and design. With rich number of collections in the small appliance segment they do bring to the forefront of the competitive market Russell Hobbs 18169 Deep Fat Fryer and more on it is discussed in this review.

The Basics:

Design: This model has white colour housing and it is all through with the white finish which gives a pro look and also a complimentary one.

Housing: The housing is been construction with the compact dimension and it is been engineered detached from the heating element which is the reason for its cool touch body.

Lid:  Quite interesting is the lid of this model which is removable for easy cleaning and it also has vent holes for the extra heat to escape. Present in it is the glass window that allows you to track the frying process.

Handle:  The handle is integrated and it also locks up with the lid to ensure safety and unnecessary opening. The lid is been controlled with the button for it open and close operations. When not in use it can be bent to give the fryer a compact look.

Power and control:

The heating element has the power of 1000 watts which is high when studied in proportion with the capacity of Russell Hobbs 18169 White Colour Deep Fat Fryer. It gives the advantage to the user to quicken the frying process. The capacity of the oil in the fryer is 1.2 litres and the food capacity is 500 grams. This makes it pretty easy for the user to handle even a small gathering.

Control System:

The control of this Russell Hobbs 18169 1.2 Litre Deep Fryer is manually operated. The device is been set to operate with the help of the on button. It is been indicated with the indicator light. The heat setting sis with the knob that is present in the bottom stretch and the heat is set based on the volume and the nature of the food stuffs. The time available for the frying activity is also essential to set the variable temperature.


  • The basket present comes with the feature of rise and drop type in which the food is not allowed to be in the fat for longer time. This also spreads the food evenly and gives equal frying finish without locating any cold or hot spots.
  • The pan also has a non-stick coating which makes cleansing simple. It sets the minds of the user free from the fear of getting the food stuck to the bottom of the pan.
  • The indicator light present not only intimates the power on position but it also gives a signal to note that the oil is ready for frying.
  • The cord storage and the dishwasher safe parts are few other features that make handling the appliance at ease.


Russell Hobbs 18169 1.2 Litre Oil Capacity Deep Fat Fryer with the 1 year guarantee makes it more convenient for the user to choose this product from the many crowded models.

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Russell Hobbs 18169 Deep Fat Fryer – Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer Russell Hobbs
Model Name 18169 Deep Fat Fryer
Capacity Oil – 1.2 litres
Food – 500 grams
Colour White
Cool wall body Yes
Basket Easy control rise and fall
Bowl Non-stick coated removable
Control Manual
Digital timer No
Timer based cooking Yes
Power light Yes
Viewing window Yes
Lid opening Yes
Power 1000 Watts
Detachable lid Yes
Temperature control Variable
Cord storage Yes
Guarantee 1 year