Trader Joe's Mandarin Orange Chicken
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The Best Trader Joe’s Products To Cook in Your Air Fryer

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Trader Joe's Mandarin Orange Chicken
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Satisfrying Delights

Even though it's been years since air fryers hit the mainstream, home chefs continue to rave about their ability perfectly bake, fry, and broil everything from cheesecake to orange chicken. Thanks to its versatility and speed, it's the perfect appliance for time-poor Trader Joe's shoppers who want to zhuzh up the store's selection of pre-made goods. Here are the best Trader Joe's products to cook in your air fryer, according to superfans on Reddit.


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Related: Best Store-Bought Desserts from Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's Hash Browns
Trader Joe's

Hash Brown Patties

$2.49


While you can pretty much throw anything into an air fryer, they're especially good at turning out picture-perfect fried potatoes — and that includes hash browns, according to superfans on Reddit.


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Trader Joe's Mandarin Orange Chicken
Trader Joe's

Mandarin Orange Chicken

$4.99


Trader Joe's fan-favorite orange chicken already tastes divine,  earning the title of "overall favorite" product multiple years in a row. And yet, superfans have found a way to make it even better. Ignore the instructions on the bag and toss these in the air fryer. "I found out the orange chicken is so much better in the air fryer! Less clean up too!" one shopper writes.


Related: Trader Joe's Superfans Reveal Their Must-Have Products

Trader Joe's Sweet Potato Fries
Trader Joe's

Sweet Potato Fries

$2.49


Is it a potato? If the answer is yes, chances are it'll taste great in an air-fryer, especially when you're looking for a crispy, crunchy exterior. Another fan tip: serve alongside sriracha ranch dressing.


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Trader Joe's Seasoned Waffle-Cut Fries
Trader Joe's

Seasoned Waffle-Cut Fries

$3.49


If sweet potato fries seem too conventional, boring even, consider Trader Joe's waffle fries, the chain's "latest tater on the block." Like many of the items on this list, these fried goodies benefit from the air-fryer's dry heat, which can transform a bag of soggy potatoes into crispy fries.



Trader Joe's Vegetable Samosas
Trader Joe's

Mini Vegetable Samosas

$3.79


Trader Joe's veggie samosas are "WAY crispier in the air fryer," a Redditor writes, and they are one of the thread's most popular items. The savory vegan pastries come filled with potatoes, carrots, peas, lentils, and onions.

Trader Joe's Vegetable Bird's Nest
Trader Joe's

Vegetable Bird's Nests

$4.99


Another popular fried vegan appetizer, Trader Joe's savory Asian bird's nests are undoubtedly in the air fryer's wheelhouse. Like vegetable tempura, these battered and fried morsels come with a soy sauce-based dip.

Trader Joe's Breaded Fried Ravioli
Trader Joe's

Breaded Fried Ravioli

$3.99


Like a mozzarella stick, these cheesy, deep-fried appetizers are a perfect match for the air fryer — so much so that even Trader Joe's says the appliance is "particularly suited" for the job.