4 Air Fryer Freezer Meal Dinner Recipes That You Can Make This Week

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4 Easy Freezer Meals That Are Perfect for the Air Fryer

My kids are heading back to school next week, and fall sports have already started. Needless to say, the fall busyness will only get more crazy. That’s why I love to prepare and freeze meal recipes for later. And, with the air fryer, cooking dinner has never been easier. Save your sanity with these easy, inexpensive, and delicious air fryer freezer meals.

Make these recipes with me in this YouTube video, or keep reading to learn how to make these 4 tasty freezer meals.

How to Cook Freezer Meals in the Air Fryer

If you have tried a recipe from us before then you know how much we love making make-ahead and freezer meals. But before a couple weeks ago, I haven’t actually tried cooking the freezer meals in the air fryer. I was surprised to find that it is so easy.

For most freezer meals in the air fryer, you will want to pull it out the night before and place it in the fridge to thaw. I like to set an alarm on my phone the night before to remind me to do this.

Keep reading to discover 4 freezer meal recipes that are so easy to cook in the air fryer. After an introduction of the recipe, I will include the air fryer instructions after freezing.

4 Simple Air Fryer Freezer Meals

1. Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is not only delicious, but it is the best freezer meal because you can indiviully wrap the peppers. This way, anyone can pull one out for lunch or dinner when they are hungry.

Quick and Easy Stuffed Peppers in the Air Fryer

Tasty and quick stuffed peppers in the air fryer are the perfect weekday meal!
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To cook in the air fryer after freezing: Pull out the peppers the morning you plan on using them. Then cook at 350°F/175°C for 10 minutes. Check on them, add cheese, then cook for an additional 5 minutes.

2. Air Fryer Asian Beef and Veggies

This air fryer recipe is so tasty and full of rich, delicious flavors. You will love this one served with rice or cauliflower rice.

Easy Asian Beef and Veggies in the Air Fryer

Fully-flavored and quick-to-assemble, you are going to love this simple Asian beef and veggies in the air fryer.
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To cook in the air fryer after freezing: Take out of the freezer the morning of using. Since the marinade is a soy sauce base, sometimes it can overwhelm the beef and veggies. To avoid this, about 3 hours before cooking, get a bowl, a strainer, and a plate. Place the strainer in the bowl, dump out the marinade into the strainer/bowl. Leave the beef and veggies in the strainer and the marinade in the bowl. Cover with the plate and place back in the refrigerator until you are ready to cook.

3. Hawaiian Chicken and Coconut Rice

This recipe is in the top 10 of our family’s absolute favorite meals. I don’t know a better way to describe this recipe besides that it is so good and delicious. You can’t forget the coconut rice with this one.

The Best Hawaiian Chicken and Coconut Rice in the Air Fryer

Air fryer Hawaiian chicken is the best and our most favorite summer air fryer recipe. With bold, juicy flavors, you will love this recipe too!
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To cook in the air fryer after freezing: Pull out the night before and place it in a bowl in the refrigerator so that it doesn’t leak in the fridge. When you are ready to cook in the air fryer, dump out the marinade in a bowl through a strainer. Then place the chicken, vegetables, and pineapple in the air fryer basket and cook for 16 minutes at 380F/190C, flip at the halfway point.

4. Homemade BBQ Meatballs

This recipe is so tasty and fun. I always thought that making homemade meatballs is a long, complicated process. But this recipe was so easy!

Quick and Easy Freezer Meal Meatballs and Glaze for the Air Fryer

This easy homemade meatballs with a sweet glaze recipe is tasty and simple. Prepare and freeze these meatballs and then cook them later in the air fryer!
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To cook in the air fryer after freezing: This recipe you don’t need pull out the night before, you can get it from the freezer right when you are ready for dinner. Place the meatballs in the air fryer basket and cook for 15 minutes at 350°F/177°C. Check and stir the meatball at the halfway point. Add the glaze during the last two minutes. 

Final Thoughts

Say goodbye to stressful weeknights thanks to YOU and the air fryer. I love preparing freezer meals because I hate cooking on busy nights; it is a gift to our future selves! These recipes are tasty, delicious, and family favorites.

Share with me which recipe you loved best!

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Ingredients: Chicken
Meal Type: Main Dish, Recipe Roundup, Back to School
Categories: Meat and Poultry, Air Fryer, Make Ahead/Freezer Meal

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