Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Breast

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Breast

Today I am gonna tell you how to cook frozen chicken breast in your air fryer. Yes! You heard it right. Now you can cook your frozen chicken breasts in an air fryer. The speed and ease of an air fryer will make the cooking of your frozen chicken breasts to a juicy perfection a breeze and golden. 

And the amazing thing is that you can cook a Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer in the morning before going to work. You can also cook two chicken breasts at a time, just be careful not to stack them. It is perfectly healthy as there is no use of oil at all while cooking your Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer. You can pair it with rice dishes, salad, and lots more.

So, did you forget to take chicken breasts out of your freezer in time? No worries! Let’s make a simple and low-carb Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer for dinner!

General Cooking Time Required to Cook Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer 

The general time differs slightly depending upon the thickness of chicken breast pieces.

  • If you are using a 1.2 cm – ½ inch thick chicken breast piece, it will require 10 minutes.
  • If you are using a 2.5 cm -1 ½ inch thick chicken breast piece, it will require 15 minutes.
  • If you are using a 4 cm – 1 ½ inch thick chicken breast piece, it will require 20 to 22 minutes.
  • If you are using a 5 cm – 2-inch thick chicken breast piece, it will require 28 to 30 minutes.

Ideal Chicken Cut 

Although air fry can be done with many chicken cuts, the healthiest and best choice would be boneless, skinless chicken breast pieces. This particular chicken cut is easier to season and also cooks very fast in an air fryer. 

Another important thing is to choose cuts that are equally sized to prevent the over-cooking of larger breast pieces and drying out of small ones. 

Ingredients Required to Make Perfect Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer

The only kitchen appliance that you need is an air fryer. The other ingredients for Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer are very simple and are as follows:

  • Frozen chicken breast 
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Salt
  • Oil 
  • Oregano 
  • White pepper
  • Garlic powder 
  • Onion powder 
  • Paprika 

Step-by-Step Recipe to Make Appetizing Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer 

Here I am gonna share with you guys an extremely simple recipe for a Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer. Within minutes you can cook your frozen chicken breast in an air fryer.

Step 1  

Start making a Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer by putting frozen chicken breast on your cutting board. Make a mixture of the above-mentioned spices i.e Red pepper flakes, salt, oregano, white powder, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika with oil.

Step 2 

Next, brush the mixture of oil and spice generously and evenly on both sides of the frozen chicken breast. 

Step 3 

Place the frozen chicken breast in the basket of the air fryer and set the temperature at about 400F degrees. Cook a frozen chicken breast for ten minutes. 

Tip 

You can use parchment paper on the air fryer basket before putting the frozen chicken breast on it. This will prevent the sticking of chicken breasts to the air fryer basket. You can also spray the basket with olive oil or any other oil to prevent sticking. 

Step 4

After 10 minutes take out the air fryer basket and apply the rest of the mixtures of spice and oil. Flip the chicken breast over and apply the remainder.

Step 5

Continue cooking the chicken breast for another ten to fifteen minutes until the internal temperature reaches about 165F degrees. 

Step 6 

Turn the fryer off and take out the air fryer basket. Now! You are ready with your delicious Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer. You can serve them with salad and other rice dishes. 

Important Notes

Here I am gonna share with you guys some important things that must be considered while cooking a Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer.

  • First, choose the chicken breast pieces of equal sizes so that all can cook at the same time. 
  • You can switch things and can use your favorite chicken seasoning. 
  • Make a mixture of spice and oil just before cooking the Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer, otherwise, its take may change. 
  • Frozen chicken must have some ice and ice will help the mixture to stay on it and will not slide off.

Frequently Asked Questions

1 – How long will it take to cook a Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer?

With all your ingredients, starting from start to end, the Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer will take only 18 to 20 minutes to cook evenly. 

2 – Is it considered safe to cook frozen chicken breast in an air fryer?

Yes! It is extremely safe to cook frozen chicken in an air fryer. There is less oil to make a mixture of spices. It is a keto-less and low-carb food. 

3 –  Can you put the frozen meat in your air fryer?

Most definitely you can put the frozen meat in your air fryer as it cooks the frozen foods to perfection. 

4 – Do you have to thaw the chicken breast before putting it in the air fryer?

No worries if you forget to thaw the chicken breast pieces for your dinner. Season the chicken breast pieces as you like and put them in an air fryer basket for 20 minutes. 

5 – Do you need to preheat your air fryer to make a Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer?

Preheating the air fryer is not necessary at all. You can simply put frozen chicken in an air fryer and heat it for 20 minutes and you are ready with a Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer.

In Closing

Cooking frozen chicken in an air fryer is not only possible but also gives you amazing results. Following the basic steps with some simple tips that I have discussed above can cut your cooking time along with ensuring a promise of a delicious dish. Go more creative with your seasoning. Enjoy the delicious Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer.  

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Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Breast

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Breast

Today I am gonna tell you how to cook frozen chicken breast in your air fryer. Yes! You heard it right. Now you can cook your frozen chicken breasts in an air fryer.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 3
Calories 212 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Frozen chicken breast 
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Salt
  • Oil 
  • Oregano 
  • White pepper
  • Garlic powder 
  • Onion powder 
  • Paprika 

Instructions
 

  • Start making a Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer by putting frozen chicken breast on your cutting board. Make a mixture of the above-mentioned spices i.e Red pepper flakes, salt, oregano, white powder, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika with oil.
  • Next, brush the mixture of oil and spice generously and evenly on both sides of the frozen chicken breast. 
  • Place the frozen chicken breast in the basket of the air fryer and set the temperature at about 400F degrees. Cook frozen chicken breast for ten minutes.
  • After 10 minutes take out the air fryer basket and apply the rest of the mixtures of spice and oil. Flip the chicken breast over and apply the remainder.
  • Continue cooking the chicken breast for another ten to fifteen minutes until the internal temperature reaches about 165F degrees. 
  • Turn the fryer off and take out the air fryer basket. Now! You are ready with your delicious Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer. You can serve them with salad and other rice dishes.

Notes

  • First, choose the chicken breast pieces of equal sizes so that all can cook at the same time. 
  • You can switch things and can use your favorite chicken seasoning. 
  • Make a mixture of spice and oil just before cooking the Frozen Chicken Breast Air Fryer, otherwise, its take may change. 
  • Frozen chicken must have some ice and ice will help the mixture to stay on it and will not slide off.

Nutrition

Calories: 212kcal
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