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King Kooker 1265BF3 Portable Propane Outdoor Deep Frying/Boiling Package review

One for outdoor-loving campers and wild cooks.

King Kooker 1265BF3
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Our Verdict

The King Kooker Portable Propane Outdoor Deep Frying/Boiling Package is a great choice for campers who want to cook al fresco while enjoying the great outdoors.

For

  • Comes with accessories
  • 2 pots
  • Great to bring along on a trip

Against

  • Aluminum so may not be the most durable
  • Not the best price on the market for a traditional Turkey Fryer

We've researched the latest turkey fryers, asked the experts, and sifted through thousands of specs, features and user reviews to find the best turkey fryers around. Here's everything you need to know about the King Kooker 1265BF3 Portable Propane Outdoor Deep Frying/Boiling Package.

King Kooker 1265BF3: What you need to know

The King Kooker 1265BF3 Portable Propane Outdoor Deep Frying and Boiling package is a great option for when you want to deep fry or boil anything – from fresh juicy fillets to seafood through to a 20 lb. turkey – in the great outdoors.

King Kooker 1265BF3: Features

  • Comes with a 33,000 BTU cast burner
  • It holds two pots
King Kooker 1265BF3 Portable Propane Outdoor Deep Frying/Boiling Package Specs

Dimensions: 14 x 18.2 x 14 inches
Weight:
18.8 pounds
Max turkey size: up to 20lb
Warranty: 1 Year
Recommended Location: Outdoors

This King Kooker 1265BF3 Portable Propane Outdoor Deep Frying/Boiling Package comes with a 33,000 BTU cast burner, which is considerably lower than some outdoor propane fryers, but it’s still powerful enough to cook a 20-pound turkey, with a delicious crispy skin on the outside, and tender and moist meat on the inside.

It holds two pots: a 29-quart aluminum pot with a cooking basket and an 11-quart fry pan with its own smaller basket and heat resistant handle.

You can use the deep fry thermometer to monitor the temperature of the oil and adjust the flame with the adjustable regulator and battery-operated timer.

A design drawback could be the fact that the main material is aluminum, rather than stainless steel, so it won’t be as durable.

King Kooker 1265BF3: Performance

  • Easily take outside
  • Good choice for those looking for a starter-kit

With its many accessories, you can easily take the King Kooker 1265BF3 Portable Propane Outdoor Deep Frying/Boiling Package outside to deep-fry a holiday turkey or to boil shrimp, crab, potatoes, corn on the cob, fish and more.

Performance wise, the King Kooker 1265BF3 Portable Propane Outdoor Deep Frying/Boiling Package is a good choice for those looking for a starter-kit; or a specific outdoor cooking tool for wild cooking and camping!

King Kooker 1265BF3: User reviews

  • Mostly positive reviews
  • Aluminum construction not as durable as some would like

Most user reviews felt positive about the The King Kooker 1265BF3 Portable Propane Outdoor Deep Frying/Boiling Package; with ease of use, price, and results of the food coming in as the main elements they liked. Turkey, fowl, shrimp and seafood, and fish fillets seemed to garner the best results.

From a negative point of view, the main comments focused on the aluminum construction and the fact that this material is not that durable.

Should you buy the King Kooker 1265BF3?

The King Kooker 1265BF3 Portable Propane Outdoor Deep Frying/Boiling Package is the one for you if you’re looking for a great starter-kit – or you’re looking for a specific cooking unit to take on those wild living camping trips.