Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Strips

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Strips are a quick and easy meal solution for busy weeknights. This recipe requires minimal prep work and ingredients, and produces perfectly crispy and juicy chicken strips in a fraction of the time it takes to oven bake them. The air fryer works by circulating hot air around the food, creating a crispy outer layer without the need for added oil.

This results in a healthier and lower calorie alternative to deep-frying. This recipe is suitable for both adults and kids, and can be customized with your favorite dipping sauce or spices. It’s an excellent way to make a quick and delicious meal with little effort and is sure to become a family favorite.

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Strips Recipe


  • 1 lb frozen chicken strips
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika (optional)
  • cooking spray


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400°F.
  2. Season the frozen chicken strips with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika (if using).
  3. Lightly spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray.
  4. Place the chicken strips in a single layer in the basket, making sure they are not touching each other.
  5. Cook the chicken strips for 12-15 minutes, flipping them over halfway through the cooking time, until they are golden brown and crispy.
  6. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.

Cook Time: 12-15 minutes
Serving: 4

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Can I cook fresh chicken strips in the air fryer?

Yes, you can. Simply season the fresh chicken strips and cook them for 8-10 minutes, flipping them halfway through the cooking time, until they are golden brown and crispy.

Can I use different seasonings for the chicken strips?

Absolutely! Feel free to use your favorite spices and seasonings to customize the flavor of the chicken strips to your liking.

How can I tell if the chicken strips are fully cooked?

The chicken strips are fully cooked when they reach an internal temperature of 165°F. You can use a meat thermometer to check the temperature.

Can I double the recipe for a larger crowd?

Yes, you can. Simply adjust the cooking time as needed and cook the chicken strips in batches to ensure even cooking.

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