Outdoor frying apparatus

  • US 9,055,839 B1
  • Filed: 05/04/2011
  • Issued: 06/16/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/04/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An outdoor food frying apparatus comprising:

  • a) a frame which includes a cabinet having a cabinet interior surrounded by multiple cabinet walls, including a front wall, a rear wall and side walls with one or more inside surfaces, an open top and an open bottom, the frame having a pot support mounted on the one or more inside surfaces of said side walls;

    b) a burner element supported upon the frame and within the cabinet interior at a burner element elevation, the burner element including a pair of spaced apart burner sections;

    c) a pot that removably fits the cabinet interior and is movable between cooking and removed positions, the pot being removable from the cabinet interior to the removed position by elevation of the pot vertically via the open top, the pot resting upon the pot support in said cooking position, the pot having a V shaped bottom comprised of a pair of panels that intersect to form an angle, a plurality of generally flat pot sidewalls, and an interior for holding cooking fluid;

    d) wherein in said cooking position, the pot is spaced above the burner elements which are not positioned within the pot interior, each burner element being spaced below the V shaped bottom, one of the burner elements directing a flame against one of the bottom panels, the other of the burner elements directing a flame against the other of the bottom panels; and

    e) the cabinet providing one or more coolers with air openings positioned at least in part below the V shaped bottom when the pot is in the cooking position.

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