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Bowl of Trader Joe's orange chicken air fryer

Trader Joe’s Orange Chicken in the Air Fryer

  • Author: Emily Dingmann of myeverydaytable.com
  • Prep Time: 0 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 8 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: Chinese


Trader Joe’s air fryer orange chicken cooks up in half the time! Serve this fan-favorite with rice and broccoli for a quick meal. 


  • 1 package Trader Joe’s Mandarin Orange Chicken 
  • rice for serving 
  • broccoli for serving 


  1. Prep rice and/or broccoli sides. 
  2. Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees F. 
  3. Place chicken pieces into air fryer basket in a single layer (you may have to cook in batches) and cook for 8 minutes. 
  4. Heat orange sauce packet in a large skillet and toss in chicken to coat. Let it cook for a minute, stirring, so that it thickens up and is glossy. 

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