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Make every day fry-day: This Farberware air fryer is on sale for just $29

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Farberware 1.9-Quart Compact Oil-Less Fryer. (Photo: Walmart)

Wouldn’t life be so much better if some of your favorite fried foods were a bit healthier?

Imagine if fried chicken was as good for you as a baked chicken breast. Until then, we’ll have to stick with air fryers, a.k.a. the closest thing we have to healthy-ish fried foods.

Luckily for everyone, there’s a top-rated air fryer (including its dishwasher safe basket) that’s 40 percent off right now at Walmart — and it’s less than $30. With 4.2 out of 5 stars, users are loving this wallet-friendly Farberware 1.9 Quart air fryer for its cost and functions.

“Air fryers are so critically acclaimed that I just knew they had to be too good to be true, but I'm a believer now,” one happy shopper wrote. “I picked this thing up to cook hot lunches during down time at the office for me and my coworkers and WOW. I'm blown away at how close the food tastes to being deep fried. We tried crinkle cut fries and popcorn shrimp. It took about 20 minutes combined.”

Another fan wrote: “Received this as a gift. Love that it cooks basically any food (have made vegetables, fries, chicken and fish so far!) faster than in the oven, without having to preheat. It's a real time saver. It's easy to stick into the dishwasher too, so it's become a regularly used appliance in my home!”

This air fryer uses little to no oil (based on preference) to cook food. Instead of heating vegetables and meats with hot oil, air circulates inside the basket, making your grub crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. It’s a healthier option than the usual frying, and it’s 30 percent quicker than baking, grilling or toasting, according to the product information.

Ideal for cooking two servings, the appliance is made for a smaller household. All you have to do is place the food you’d like to cook inside the basket, and the air fryer will heat up to 400 degrees, perfectly crisping what’s inside.

Saving calories and time? That’s something we can get behind.

Farberware 1.9-Quart Compact Oil-Less Fryer. (Photo: Walmart)

Shop it: Farberware 1.9-Quart Compact Oil-Less Fryer, $29 (Was $44), walmart.com

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