Cooking with a Henny Penny pressure fryer has never been easier. One of the key factors in this is programming different menu items on the control panel. By programming different items on your control panel, cooking different menu items is as easy as dropping the food in and pushing a button. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through every step of the programming process to help you customize your cook process and get the most out of your Henny Penny pressure fryer.
Step 1: Access the programming menu To start programming your Henny Penny pressure fryer, hold the program button for three seconds located at the top right of the control panel. Then, enter the code “123” to access the program menu.
Step 2: Choose the product to program There are 10 available product options on the control panel. Use the numbered buttons to select the product you want to program. For example, press “0” to select the first product.
Step 3: Customize the product name Use the right green arrow to get to the first option, which is the product’s name. Use the up and down arrows to customize the name to your preference, and then lock it in place by clicking the right arrow again.
Step 4: Set the preload time The preload setting is the amount of time needed to drop the product into the fryer before starting the cook cycle. Use the right arrow to go to the next option.
Step 5: Set the cooking time Use the right arrow to go to the cooking time setting. Adjust the time using the up and down arrows to your preferred setting.
Step 6: Set the initial temperature Use the right arrow to go to the initial temperature setting. Use the up and down arrows to adjust the temperature to your preferred setting. This is the first stage of multi-stage cooking.
Step 7: Choose to cook with or without pressure Use the right arrow to go to the pressure setting. Choose whether you want to cook with or without pressure. Select “yes” to cook with pressure, and “no” to cook without.
Step 8: Customize the temperature and pressure for each stage of cooking There are usually two or three stages of cooking, depending on the product. Use the right arrow to move to each stage and use the up and down arrows to customize the temperature and pressure settings for each stage of cooking. You can also set alarms or alerts at specific stages of the cook cycle to ensure that your food is cooked to perfection.
Step 9: Adjust the quality timer The quality timer determines how long your food product will sit outside of the fryer before you need to cook a new batch. Use the right arrow to move to the quality timer setting, and then use the up and down arrows to adjust the time to your preferred setting.
Step 10: Enable load compensation Load compensation is a feature that automatically adjusts the cooking time and temperature based on the quantity of product being fried. Use the right arrow to move to the load compensation setting, and then use the middle arrows to adjust how aggressively the feature kicks in. You can also set a reference point for load compensation to kick in by customizing the temperature setting.
Step 11: Adjust the PC factor The PC factor or pulse control speeds up the timer if the oil is above the set point and slows down the timer if it’s below the set point. Use the right arrow to move to the PC factor setting, and then use the up and down arrows to adjust the setting to your preference.
Step 12: Enable go to idle after cooking Go to idle after cooking is a setting that enables the fry
Once you’ve programmed your product, you can easily repeat the process for other items by selecting a different number on the control panel and following the same steps to adjust the temperature, time, and pressure settings.
We hope this guide helps make programming your Henny Penny pressure fryer a breeze! For more tips and tricks, subscribe to our youtube channel to see all things Henny Penny. If you want to come see it yourself fill out this quick form and a Five Point Equipment Specialist will reach out to schedule a demo.