Is it safe to reheat cooking oil?
Reheating cooking oil can pose a number of different health risks that you should be aware of. However, it’s important to note that not all oils can pose such a risk, so be sure to do some research in order to find out if the oil you’re cooking with can be reheated safely or not.
Anything that is carcinogenic can be quite harmful to your health as it also increases free radicals in the body which can then lead to inflammation which is often the root cause of several health problems, including:
- Heart disease
What happens when oil is reheated?
Which cooking oils can I reheat?
How many times can I reheat cooking oil?
- For breaded or battered foods – three to four times
- For clean frying, such as making chips or crisps – eight times, although you could reuse it far more than that if you replenish it with fresh oil after the eighth time