It may not be good for you but diners will always lust for deep fried foods, from chicken to the Scottish delicacy of deep fried Mars Bars.
As National Fish and Chip Day looms on June 1, Instagram photos reveal that it’s not just fish you can batter as you really can deep fry any food.
The often mouthwatering snaps are of deep fried Oreos, pizza, cake and other items that most people would never think to plunge into a vat of piping hot oil.
But the results are often tantalising as the item that has been deep fried is given a crispy golden shell and melt-in-the-mouth middle.
These are the most unusual foods that have ever been deep fried – including fat fried butter.
As if pizza wasn’t unhealthy enough! This Instagram user snapped a pic of deep fried pizza – which is one of the most searched-for deep fried items on the picture-sharing website
Would you try deep fried butter? It may not tempt everyone but 1,000 people search for snaps of the stuff on Instagram every month
Thousands of people search for deep fried morsels on Instagram every month, proving how much people crave the naughty but nice food.
Researchers for Wren Kitchens found that the most popular deep fried item people search for on Instagram is the Scottish delicacy of deep fried Mars bars, which get 3,600 views every month.
The next most popular item is deep fried pizza, which more than 1,300 people search for every month.
Deep fried butter may not tempt everyone, but 1,000 people are still searching for images of the unusual treat on Instagram each month.
So would you try any of these unusual treats?
Pineapple upside down cake isn’t exactly a health food as it is and at this fair, the vendors made it even worse for you by deep frying it… but it does look delicious
Who knew you could deep fry ice cream? This gelato parlour managed it, and it looks strangely tempting
Deep fried Oreos are one of the most searched-for fried items on Instagram, and they look a lot like doughnuts
Mouthwatering or too sickly? This woman tucked into a deep fried Creme Egg, and the fondant had melted in the middle
A true Scottish delicacy! It’s almost a rite of passage now for people to try a deep fried Mars Bar when they cross over the border
A cousin of the deep fried Mars Bar, this deep fried Snickers looks just as tempting
You really can deep fry everything! In the American South, you can tuck into deep fried bacon
Not everyone likes hot bananas so deep frying the fruit may not be to everyone’s taste
Paige Haden snapped an attractive picture of decadent deep fried cheesecake – but said there was too much of the cheese filling
Tempura in sushi is quite common these days but it’s more unusual to deep fry the entire sushi roll as has been done here