This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc.. All opinions are 100% mine.
The next time you need an easy family dinner before you dive into your busy extracurricular activities, I’ve got a new idea for you! Make frozen chicken strips in the air fryer and your family will be thrilled! You’ll spend less time in the kitchen and end with a family-friendly meal.
It’s a win-win situation.
Tyson® Crispy Chicken Strips are making it an even tastier meal because they are now even crispier! You get the same great source of protein and the delicious flavor too! Check out how easy it is to make air fryer frozen chicken strips as the main dish of your next family dinner!
FROZEN CHICKEN STRIPS IN THE AIR FRYER
It took me a little longer than some of my friends but I finally got an air fryer because so many busy moms I know love it. Well, I will admit that they were right! As soon as I started using it, I knew I had to figure out how to make frozen chicken strips in the air fryer because it’s a staple for my picky eater.
Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips are a staple on my grocery shopping list. If you live with a picky eater who is a fan of chicken then you can probably relate!
I like that the Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips have 100% All Natural ingredients and never have any antibiotics. Plus, I get more value for my money than when we stop at a fast-food restaurant. So I like to keep them on hand.
With this easy how-to, you’ll be master making air fryer chicken tenders for your family in no time!
HOW TO COOK FROZEN CHICKEN IN THE AIR FRYER
Making frozen chicken in the air fryer works well for all kinds of chicken. Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips turn out so well, but so do Tyson Chicken Nuggets! (We’re also fans of air fryer frozen chicken nuggets.)
I like to use the Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips because you get crispy chicken with flavor whether you cook them in the oven or the air fryer. But when I make them in my air fryer, I actually feel like I might have just picked up some chicken from a local restaurant! It’s that good!
Cooking your Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips in the air fryer is really simple!
Start by preheating your air fryer to 390 degrees. (This process may vary depending on the air fryer you have, so follow the necessary steps.)
Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray.
Place the frozen chicken strips into the basket. The size of your air fryer will help determine the amount of chicken you can cook at once. You don’t want the chicken to be crowded. They each need space for the air to circulate.
Cook the Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips for 12-14 minutes, turning them over halfway through. I don’t always turn them completely, sometimes I just shake the basket a few times throughout the cooking time.
HOW LONG TO COOK CHICKEN TENDERS IN AIR FRYER
Cook time will depend on your specific air fryer model but I average about 12 minutes total for when I cook Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips.
For most frozen foods I cook in the air fryer, I set mine to 390 degrees. You’ll want to use a food thermometer to make sure your chicken is cooked thoroughly.
TIME-SAVING DINNER TIPS
You can plan a quick and easy dinner around Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips. On your next shopping trip, pick up a bag in the frozen aisle. We get ours when we go to Walmart and I love the convenience factor!
No matter how you cook Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips, they’re ready in minutes. So all you need to do is pair them with some of your family’s favorite side dishes and you’ll have a meal that works well even for the busiest of nights!
Frozen green beans and frozen macaroni and cheese are two of our favorites. They pair well with the crispy flavor of Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips and I can have dinner ready in less than 20 minutes!
These chicken strips also work great for pairing with leftover side dishes. If you have some leftover pasta, potatoes or veggies, you’ve got a meal. Plus, they work great for making a chicken strip sandwich! Grab your favorite bread and favorite sauce and you’ll have a custom chicken sandwich to enjoy for dinner!
If you haven’t tried the new and improve Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips, I highly recommend them! You can find them in the frozen aisle at Walmart! So pick them up on your next shopping trip and you’ll be prepared to make a quick dinner your family will enjoy!
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