Discover the Perfect Frozen Foods for Your Air Fryer

I tested 13 frozen foods from Trader Joe

If you’re a fellow air fryer enthusiast, you understand the joy of creating delicious recipes with this versatile appliance. From hamburgers to honey garlic shrimp, the possibilities are endless. Today, I’m excited to share my experience of testing 13 popular frozen foods from Trader Joe’s in the air fryer. Join me as we explore these delightful frozen treats and learn how to make them in your own air fryer.

Brazilian Cheese Bread

Brazilian Cheese Bread

First up is the cheesy and fun Brazilian Cheese Bread. Simply place the contents in the air fryer basket and cook at 320˚F for 5 minutes. The result is a delightful snack that will be adored by everyone in your home.

Butternut Squash Fries

Butternut Squash Fries

If you’re a fan of fries, you’ll love these Butternut Squash Fries. Spray the fries with a little oil, add your favorite seasonings, and cook at 320˚F for 15 minutes. Whether you prefer cinnamon and sugar or a garlic and onion powder seasoning, these fries are bound to satisfy your cravings.

Coconut Shrimp

Coconut Shrimp

For a quick and easy fix, try Trader Joe’s Coconut Shrimp. Cook them in the air fryer at 400˚F for 8 minutes, and you’ll have a delicious appetizer or snack. Pair them with some sweet chili sauce for the perfect combination of flavors.

Hash Browns

Hash Browns

These Hash Browns are a hit! Cook them in the air fryer for 8 minutes at 400˚F, and you’ll have perfectly crispy and golden-brown hash browns. They’re a great addition to any breakfast or brunch spread.

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Orange Chicken

Make your frozen orange chicken a complete meal by adding some frozen broccoli. Preheat your air fryer at 350˚F for 5 minutes, then cook the chicken in the air fryer basket for 7 minutes. Stir in the broccoli and cook for an additional 8 minutes, stirring halfway through. Finish by mixing in the orange chicken sauce, and you’ll have a flavorful and satisfying dish.

Cauliflower Gnocchi

Cauliflower Gnocchi

If you’re a fan of gnocchi, give the Cauliflower Gnocchi a try. Cook half the bag in the air fryer at 400˚F for 15 minutes. Lightly spray the gnocchi and shake the basket at the halfway point for even cooking. Serve them as a side dish or add your favorite sauce for a satisfying meal.

Trader Joe’s Mac & Cheese Bites

Mac & Cheese Bites

Mac & Cheese bites from Trader Joe’s are a breeze to cook in the air fryer. Simply place them in the air fryer basket and cook at 400˚F for 10 minutes. If you prefer homemade mac and cheese bites, check out my recipe for a delightful twist.

Cilantro Chicken Mini Wontons

Cilantro Chicken Mini Wontons

Air fryer mini wontons are another easy recipe from frozen. Cook them at 350˚F for 7-8 minutes, or increase the temperature to 375˚F if you prefer a more crispy texture. Serve them as a tasty appetizer or a quick snack.

Fried Rice

Fried Rice

This fried rice recipe is incredibly simple and delicious. Place the contents in a silicone air fryer basket and cook for 5-7 minutes at 360˚F, stirring halfway through. Serve it as a side dish or pair it with your favorite main course for a satisfying meal.

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Coffee Cake

Coffee Cake

While not a frozen food recipe, this Coffee Cake is simply too good to miss. Prepare the mix according to the box instructions, and cook the muffin liners in the air fryer at 320˚F for 15-20 minutes. The result is a delectable coffee cake that will leave you craving more.

Brioche French Toast

This Brioche French Toast is a favorite among my little ones. Preheat the air fryer at 350˚F for 5 minutes, then cook the french toast in the air fryer basket for 10 minutes, flipping at the halfway point. Serve it with your favorite toppings for a delightful breakfast treat.

Chocolate Croissants

Chocolate Croissants

If you’re a fan of chocolate croissants, you’re in for a treat. Let the frozen croissants sit out for 9 hours, then place them in the air fryer basket on unbleached parchment paper. Brush them with an egg wash and cook at 320˚F for 14 minutes. Indulge in these delicious treats for a delightful dessert or snack.

Toasted Ravioli

Toasted Ravioli

Last but not least, we have the Toasted Ravioli, a personal favorite of mine. Cook the ravioli in the air fryer at 400˚F for 8 minutes, and you’ll have a quick and easy recipe that’s perfect for appetizers or a tasty snack.

Final Thoughts

I tried frozen food from Trader Joe

If you’re as passionate about Trader Joe’s and your air fryer as I am, you’ll love incorporating these recipes into your culinary repertoire. While I typically use my air fryer for fresh ingredients, experimenting with frozen foods has been a revelation. The results are amazing, with the simplicity and crispiness you crave. If you have any favorite air fryer recipes or tips, feel free to share them in the comments below!

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Don’t make the same air fryer mistakes that I have! Check out these guides for help:

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