For a great skillet at a great price, look no further than the Dash Family Size Rapid Skillet. This is the fastest heating skillet here so you'll be able to quickly serve food to friends and family. You get a generous 14-inches of rounded cooking space and the sides of the skillet are 2.5 inches deep, plenty of room for simmering. It also features a non-stick ceramic surface which offers a healthier alternative to surfaces coated with Teflon for example. The skillets cover is made of glass to keep track of food as it cooks while the appliance itself is a blaze red color to stand out on the counter which can help prevent accidents.
Our most affordable pick, the Presto 06620 Electric Skillet is the biggest little skillet on this list, capable of accommodating almost anything you could ever want to cook, roast, grill or fry. It’s ideal for smaller families, couples, or college students living in a dorm environment. While this 11 inch square skillet doesn't take up much space, the three inch deep sides make it as versatile as any other option in terms of cooking versatility. Even better, the plasticized cover is seven inches in height so you can roast a chicken or small turkey inside without touching the cover. This unit has a coated non-stick surface with a weight saving cast aluminum base which makes it extremely light weight for ease of handling.
If you want the most modern electric skillet available and price is no object, you want to go with the Culina Electric Skillet. This 12-inch round option features two inch tall sides and a PTFE-free non-stick coating so you'll never have to worry about food cooking to the skillet surface. This skillet also has precise temperature control with indicator lights telling you when the desired surface heat has been reached. The base is made of elegant-looking stainless steel which enhances this picks overall durability. Although it costs four times the most affordably priced skillet on the list, this pick does come covered by with a limited lifetime warranty to protect your investment.
Oster DuraCeramic 12x16” Electric Skillet
For a large rectangular skillet that will easily feed the entire family, check out the Oster DuraCeramic Electric Skillet. With three inch deep sides and generous length there’s plenty of room for just about anything you can imagine. This good-looking skillet features a PTFE-free, non-stick ceramic cooking surface which will never flake or peel in addition to being easy to clean. The skillets glass lid allows you to easily monitor food while cooking and the unit comes available in either burnt red or black.
First things first, the West Bend Electric Oblong Nonstick Skillet uses a PTFE non-stick coating on its cooking surface so it may be susceptible to peeling and flaking as the years go by. However, this is the most feature laden skillet on our list. This the only unit that actually drains grease away as you cook, and the handle on the glass cover has a built-in steam vent. The sides are a deep three inches, and the cover is tall enough to accommodate a smaller sized chicken. Additionally, the skillets oblong shape gives it a bit more character than squares or rectangles.