Is Frying food in olive oil healthy?

Chef's answer
Olive oil is no different from other oils. If you burn it (heat it above its smoke point) it will taste bad and it will contain harmful chemicals. ... So I agree with the author: frying in general is not the healthiest way to prepare food, but if you are going to fry then frying in olive oil is not a bad choice.Jun 27, 2017
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High quality extra virgin olive oils (with low free fatty acids) have a high smoke point. They are an excellent choice, but an expensive one. Mass produced, low quality olive oils have a much lower smoke point.
If you pan-fry fish at home in a tablespoon of olive oil, most of the fat is healthy unsaturated fat, and you don't get any trans fat. You can make the meal even more healthful by choosing salmon or another fish rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fats and serving it with a whole grain and two vegetables.
Ingredients
  • 1 onion.
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin.
  • 1 heaped teaspoon ground coriander.
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  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano.
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  • 500 g quality minced beef.
  • 1 large free-range egg.
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