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Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties are a smart solution for extra crispness and taste in less time. It is a perfect option for lunch or dinner that will please your family. Traditionally crispiness depends on deep frying, which is a health hazard.

But here, Air Fryer changes the whole situation. It gives you the opportunity to enjoy the crispness and rich flavor of deep frying without extra oil. You can cook Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties to perfection with a few ingredients and equipment.

"Air frying frozen chicken patties gives you all the crispiness and flavor of deep-frying, but with a healthier twist. It's a win-win!" - Chef Emily Thompson

Here we will explore the crispy and flavorful world of Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties. We will discuss some bonus tips and tricks, serving suggestions, creative recipe variations, and much more.

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

Air fryer frozen chicken patties are pre-cooked, breaded chicken patties that are frozen and ready to cook. They are made from ground chicken meat, mixed with various seasonings and binders, and coated with a crispy breading.

The best thing is these patties are designed to be cooked from frozen, which makes them the best option for quick and easy meals. My family is a big fan of Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties. I often hear that please make this dish one time more.

I hope you experience the same situation when you will cook frozen chicken patties in the air fryer and serve them to your family.

Why I Love To Cook Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

  • Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties require less time to cook and serve. They are my first option when I am in a hurry and want something crispy and tasty.
  • These chicken patties give me a free hand. I can serve them at any party, gathering, or occasion.
  • I can enjoy Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties in sandwiches or with salads like Spinach Arugula Salad and Southwest Corn Salad.
Now let's discuss the ingredients.

Required Ingredients

  • Frozen Chicken Patties - 2
  • Hamburger Buns - 2
Optional Ingredients
  • Cheese
  • Sliced Tomatoes

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Meat Thermometer (optional)
  • Tongs or Spatula for flipping the patties

How To Cook Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

  • Preheat the air fryer to 400°F (200°C) for about 3-5 minutes. It is good and recommended for an even color and cooking.
  • Now place the frozen chicken patties in the air fryer basket in a single layer. Make sure that they are not overlapping and leave some space for hot air circulation.

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

  • Cook them for 4-5 minutes and then flip their sides and cook them again for 4-5 minutes.
  • Your chicken patties are ready.

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

  • If you are using cheese, then place its slices on the patties and cook them again for 1-2 minutes until the cheese is evenly melted on the patties.

How To Prepare Buns

  • Place your buns in the air fryer basket and cook them for 1-2 minutes until they are perfectly crisp.
  • Now place cooked chicken patties on buns and serve immediately for the best texture and crispness.

Bonus Tips For Perfect Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

  1. You can lightly spray the patties with cooking oil or brush them with a small amount of oil. It will enhance crispiness.
  2. Don't overcrowd the patties in the air fryer basket. It is not good for perfect crisp results.
  3. You can use a meat thermometer to check the internal meat temperature. It should be at least 165°F (74°C) for a crispy exterior and juicy interior.
  4. Cooking time depends on the thickness, and size of the patties, and the specific model of your air fryer. So it may vary.

How To Serve Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

  • Slice cooked chicken patties and place them on a bed of mixed greens. You can add cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, shredded cheese, and any other dressing of your choice and serve.
  • Use small slider buns, add a cooked chicken patty, and top it with cheese, and lettuce, and serve.
  • You can roll up a cooked chicken patty with your choice of tortilla or flatbread, along with fresh vegetables and a drizzle of sauce. Your Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties are ready to serve.
  • You can serve Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties with boiled eggs on top as a healthy breakfast.

Some Creative Recipe Variations

  • If you want some extra spice, sprinkle chili powder, paprika, or cayenne pepper on the chicken patties before air frying, and enjoy.
  • You can mix grated Parmesan cheese with breadcrumbs and coat the chicken patties before air frying. It will create an extra crispy and flavorful crust.
  • Top a cooked chicken patty with BBQ sauce, caramelized onions, and melted cheese. Now place it between two slices of bread and grill it for a delicious meal.
  • Toss sliced cooked chicken patties in buffalo sauce and serve them on a bed of mixed greens for a unique twist.
These are mine, be creative and try your own ideas for desired results.

How To Store And Reheat Leftovers?

If you have leftovers, then first let them allow to cool down to room temperature before storing them. Now place them in an airtight container and store them in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

If you want to reheat Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties, then preheat your air fryer to around 350°F (175°C). Reheat the patties for 5-6 minutes and serve them.

Note: Don't overcook the patties during reheating; otherwise, they will become dry and hard.

Conclusion

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties are a healthier alternative to traditional deep frying options. They will satisfy your cravings with their crispy exterior and juicy interior. If you are a chicken burger lover, then give Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties a try.

These chicken patties are very versatile. You can serve them in any meal, and they will not disappoint you. There is no need for any extra cooking skills. My simple cooking instructions will provide you perfect results in no time.

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

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FAQ'S

Can I Cook Frozen Chicken Patties Directly In The Air Fryer?
Yes, you can cook frozen chicken patties directly in the air fryer. There is no need to thaw them before air frying.

How Long Should I Cook Frozen Chicken Patties In The Air Fryer?
The cooking time for frozen chicken patties in an air fryer is around 8-10 minutes. But it may vary based on the size and thickness of the patties and your specific air fryer model.

Can I Cook Other Frozen Foods In The Air fryer?
Yes, air fryers are versatile and can cook a wide range of frozen foods. You can cook fries, chicken wings, fish sticks, and more in the air fryer.

Why It Is Important To Preheat The Air Fryer?
Preheating is a good practice to get crispy and even results. Preheating ensures the uniform distribution of heat on all sides.

Are Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties Healthier Than Deep-Fried Ones?
Yes, Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties are healthier than deep-fried ones. Air fryer cooks food without extra oil, which is good for overall health.
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Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

⏱️Cook Time

  • Prep Time: 03 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 13 minutes

🥘Ingredients

  • Frozen Chicken Patties - 2
  • Hamburger Buns - 2
Optional Ingredients
  • Cheese
  • Sliced Tomatoes

📝Instructions

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400°F (200°C) for about 3-5 minutes. It is good and recommended for an even color and cooking.
  2. Now place the frozen chicken patties in the air fryer basket in a single layer. Make sure that they are not overlapping and leave some space for hot air circulation.
  3. Cook them for 4-5 minutes and then flip their sides and cook them again for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Your chicken patties are ready.
  5. If you are using cheese, then place its slices on the patties and cook them again for 1-2 minutes until the cheese is evenly melted on the patties.
How To Prepare Buns
  1. Place your buns in the air fryer basket and cook them for 1-2 minutes until they are perfectly crisp.
  2. Now place cooked chicken patties on buns and serve immediately for the best texture and crispness.

📝Recipe Notes

  1. You can lightly spray the patties with cooking oil or brush them with a small amount of oil. It will enhance crispiness.
  2. Don't overcrowd the patties in the air fryer basket. It is not good for perfect crisp results.
  3. You can use a meat thermometer to check the internal meat temperature. It should be at least 165°F (74°C) for a crispy exterior and juicy interior.
  4. Cooking time depends on the thickness, and size of the patties, and the specific model of your air fryer. So it may vary.

🔍Nutrition

Calories: 310kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 12gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.3gPotassium: 432mgSodium: 223mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gCalcium: 36mgIron: 3mg

These values are approximate and can differ based on the specific recipe and ingredients.

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