For best and even cooking, don't overcrowd the basket. Fill just an even single layer of the chicken. Don't coat the chicken with the sauce until after you air fry the chicken. Heat the sauce separately then toss before serving.
Prep Time2 minutesmins
Cook Time15 minutesmins
Total Time17 minutesmins
23ounces(652g) Trader Joe’s Frozen Kung Pao Chicken
optional - chopped cilantro &/or green onion, for garnish
Place the frozen orange chicken in the air fryer basket and spread out into a single even layer. No oil spray is needed. Set the sauce, vegetables, and peanuts aside (do not sauce the chicken yet).
Air Fry at 380°F/195°C for 8 minutes. Add the vegetables (if you like the peanuts toastier you can add them now too) and shake/stir to combine with the chicken pieces. Spray with oil spray to lightly coat the vegetables.
While the chicken and vegetables air fry: Warm the sauce in microwave or on stovetop until heated through.
Continue to Air Fry at 380°F/195°C for another 3-6 minutes or until heated through.
Toss cooked chicken with as much sauce as you like, peanuts, optional cilantro and/or green onion and serve.