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Aldi’s Red Bag Chicken in Air Fryer

When you put Aldi’s Red Bag Chicken in the air fryer, it comes out nice and crispy! Have dinner on the table in under 10 minutes.

Aldi's Red Bag Chicken served with vegetables on a plate.

Aldis Red Bag Chicken in Air Fryer

By now you know that Aldis is my go-to grocery store. They have a great variety of foods, and they are super affordable!

I’d always heard such great things about their Kirkwood breaded chicken breast fillets aka “red bag chicken,” but I’d never tried it before! My friend finally convinced me to try it, and I was hooked! Ever since then, I have kept my freezer stocked with a bag of their red bag chicken.

These breaded chicken breast fillets are amazing for a part of a quick and easy meal. They’re high in protein and both adults and kids love them! And the best part is they cook super in the air fryer, and they come out nice and crunchy!

Frozen chicken is perfect for when you are in a crunch or don’t feel like making a big meal. Just pair it with your favorite sides, or even make it into a chicken sandwich!

Check out these other delicious and simple frozen chicken recipes: Chicken Tenders, Tyson Chicken Nuggets, Orange Chicken, and Chicken Patty with Bun.

Black air fryer basket with cooked chicken breast fillets inside

❤️ Why you’ll love this easy air fryer recipe

  • Budget Friendly – These chicken breast patties are super affordable. A bag runs about $7.99
  • Easy to make – All you have to do is pop them into the air fryer, and you are good to go!
  • Delicious – this red bag chicken is so good you can eat it by itself, just add your favorite dipping sauce.
  • Versatile – serve them with veggies, french fries, chop up for on top of a salad, or use them for a breaded chicken sandwich!

Ingredients

Ingredient photo for Aldi's red bag chicken

✳️ Tips & Tricks

  • Just because it’s frozen, the internal temperature must be 165F before serving.

Tools to make this Aldi’s Red Bag Chicken

  • Air Fryer – this is my favorite air fryer. The large air fryer basket makes it so easy to cook your favorite recipes.
  • Tongs – tongs are easiest to remove and flip the chicken tenders
  • Meat thermometer – You always want to ensure the internal temperature of ANY chicken is 165F.

How to Make Air Fryer Aldi’s Red Bag Chicken

  1. Place the frozen chicken breast fillets into Air Fryer Basket.
  2. Cook the frozen chicken breast fillets at 390F for 8 minutes, flipping them halfway through.
  3. Once the timer goes off, check the internal temperature of the chicken and serve.

Oven Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. Place the frozen chicken breast fillets onto a cooking sheet.
  3. Cook the chicken patties for 17-20 minutes.
  4. Once the timer goes off, remove it from the baking sheet and enjoy.

Substitutions

There’s only one ingredient for this recipe so there’s not really any substitutions unless you choose a different brand of frozen breaded chicken breast fillets. But, they may have different cooking times or temperatures than this Aldi’s red bag chicken.

Aldi's Red Bag Chicken breast on a plate with vegetables and a fork.

What to serve with Aldi’s Red Bag Chicken

I paired this with some frozen vegetables- I was trying to choose healthier options. In a pinch you could serve them with french fries and this delicious copycat Chick-fil-A sauce.

How to store

Store leftovers in an airtight glass container for up to 5 days.

♨️ How to reheat

Remove the lid from the container and microwave on high for 1 to 1.5 minutes or until the chicken is warm. Alternatively, you can transfer to a microwave save plate to warm up.

To warm this up in your air fryer, cook it for 2-3 minutes at 400F.

Aldis Red Bag Chicken and vegetable plate.

❓FAQs

What is red bag chicken at ALDI’s?

Red Bag Chicken is also known as Kirkwood Frozen Breaded Chicken Breast Fillets

How much does ALDI red bag chicken cost?

Roughly around $7.99, prices may vary depending on your store.

How many pieces are in a red bag of ALDI chicken?

Most bags have about 6-7 pieces of chicken inside.

Aldi's Red Bag Chicken breast with carrots and cauliflower on a plate.

More Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Recipes

If you’re looking to stock up on frozen chicken products for quick and easy meals, below are some of my favorites.

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Aldis Red Bag Chicken breast on a plate with vegetables and a fork.

Aldi’s Red Bag Chicken in Air Fryer

When you put Aldi's Red Bag Chicken in the air fryer, it comes out nice and crispy! Have dinner on the table in under 10 minutes. 
5 from 43 votes
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 280 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 4 frozen chicken breast fillets

Instructions
 

  • Place the frozen chicken breast patties into Air Fryer Basket.
  • Cook the frozen chicken breast patties at 390F for 8 minutes flipping them halfway through.
  • Once the timer goes off check the internal temperature of the chicken and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 280kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 32gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 1010mgPotassium: 386mgSugar: 4gIron: 1mg
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