You can also use it for frying dumplings. Be sure to have an exhast fan. It will open everyones sinuses as soon as it starts to get hot.
In fact, thats what i'm going to have for lunch. Ling Ling pot stickers fried in chili oil and dipped into my homemade dipping sauce. I have a bag of them in the freezer. From freezer to pan with a little water to start. Easy.