Frying of potato chips in a blend of canola oil and palm olein: changes in levels of individual fatty acids and tocols
Al-Khusaibi, M., Gordon, M., Lovegrove, J. A. and Niranjan, K. (2012) Frying of potato chips in a blend of canola oil and palm olein: changes in levels of individual fatty acids and tocols. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 47 (8). pp. 1701-1709. ISSN 1365-2621
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To link to this article DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2621.2012.03024.x
The changes occurring in the levels of nutritionally relevant oil components were assessed during repeated frying of potato chips in a blend of palm olein and canola oil (1:1 w/w). The blend suffered minimal reductions in omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids. There was no significant difference between the fatty acid composition of the oil extracted from the product and that of the frying medium, in all three cases. The blend also contained a significant amount of tocols which add a nutritional value to the oil. The concentration of the tocols was satisfactorily retained over the period of oil usage, in contrast to the significant loses observed in the case of the individual oils. The blend also performed well when assessed by changes in total polar compounds, free fatty acids, p-anisidine value. When fried in used oil, the product oil content increased progressively with oil usage time. This study shows that blended frying oils can combine good stability and nutritional quality