Deep frying is a cooking method when the food is submerged in hot oil or fat (usually between 350°F and 375°F). If performed properly, deep frying does not make food greasy - as long as the oil is hot enough and the food is not immersed in the oil for too long, no oil will actually enter the food itself. The effect of deep frying is that the outside of the food becomes crispy and browned while the inside is tender, moist, and steamed.
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