Frozen Breaded Fish Fillets in Air Fryer

YieldPreparation timeCook timeTotal time
2 servings 0 minutes 10 minutes 10 minutes

If you like fish, this is a great way to eat fast, deliciously, and without hassle. Go to the store, pick your favorite brand of fillets, and enjoy your frozen breaded fish fillets in the air fryer (or battered fish fillets).

Ingredients

  • 4 frozen breaded fish fillets
  • non-stick cooking spray

Extra ingredients

  • 1/2 lettuce
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Serve with mayonnaise and salad.

Equipment

Instructions

1. Spritz the air fryer basket with oil.

2. Put the frozen breaded fish fillets in the air fryer at 390ºF (199ºC) and cook for 10 minutes. It’s not necessary to thaw them.

3. Turn the frozen breaded fish fillets over halfway through cooking with tongs. Maintain an eye on the process until they’re golden brown.

4. Meanwhile, wash and disinfect lettuce, then slice it. Likewise, chop tomatoes into slices and place them into a large bowl, adding salt and lemon juice on top. Mix very well.

5. Serve with salad. Enjoy!

Can you cook frozen breaded fish fillets in the air fryer?

You can fry fresh battered, unbreaded, or breaded fish fillets as well as frozen fish fillets or sticks. They are so fancy and so good you can’t imagine how they get out there, golden, crisp and so incredibly delicious.

Here are some brands you may find at your local grocery store:

  • Gorton’s, Beer battered crispy fish fillets.
  • Gorton’s, breaded fish fillets.
  • Van de Kamp’s, crispy battered fish fillets.
  • Mrs. Paul’s, crispy battered fillets.
  • Mrs. Paul’s, crunchy breaded fillets.
  • Great Value, crispy battered fish fillets.
  • Sam’s choice, parmesan encrusted tilapia fillets.
  • Trident, wild Alaskan beer battered cod.
  • Kroger, crunchy breaded fish fillets.
  • Aqua Star, pub-style battered cod.
  • Seapak, Budweiser beer battered cod fillets.
  • Natural sea, wild caught cod fish fillets.
  • Mrs. Friday’s, tavern battered cod fillets.

How long to cook frozen breaded fish fillets in the air fryer?

There is no specific timing because it depends on the shape, and size of the fillets. When the temperature is set at 390°F (199°C), it will take 10 minutes for the fish to be golden. Please find below a cooking chart for air fryer frozen breaded fish fillets to match your specific model.

How do you cook frozen breaded fish fillets?

Frying frozen fish fillets will only take you a few minutes, and you don’t have to thaw it first. From the freezer, transfer the breaded fish fillets directly to the basket/tray of the air fryer. Spray oil, making sure they won’t stick. Set the right temperature, 380ºF-390ºF for 10-12 minutes. To ensure even cooking, flip them halfway with tongs.

Lastly, serve the fillets with a salad of lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers, and add salt and lemon to taste.

What to serve with frozen fish fillets?

Well, to accompany your fillets, you might like to add:


Cooking chart

ModelCooking timeTemperature
Ninja Foodi9 minutes
frozen
Preheat
390ºF (199ºC)
Pampered Chef Deluxe14-16 minutes
fish fillets
10-12 minutes
fish sticks
press
air fry
Philips12 minutes
frozen
356ºF (180ºC)
Cosori 5.8 quart15 minutes
frozen
400ºF (204ºC)
Gourmia10-12 minutes
frozen fish sticks
10-15 minutes
fresh fillets
400ºF (204ºC)

350ºF (177ºC)
Power XL vortex12 minutes
frozen
Preheat
350ºF (177ºC)
Emeril Lagasse12-17 minutes
frozen
set air fryer
Models, times and temps for air fryer frozen breaded fish fillets.

Frozen Breaded Fish Fillets in Air Fryer

If you like fish, this is a great way to eat fast, deliciously, and without hassle. Go to the store, pick your favorite brand of fillets, and enjoy your frozen breaded fish fillets in the air fryer (or battered fish fillets).
Prep Time0 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fried, air fryer, fish, frozen food
Servings: 2
Calories: 220kcal

Equipment

  • Air fryer

Ingredients

  • 4 frozen breaded fish fillets
  • non-stick cooking spray

Instructions

  • Spritz the air fryer basket with oil.
  • Put the frozen breaded fish fillets in the air fryer at 390ºF (199ºC) and cook for 10 minutes. It's not necessary to thaw them.
  • Turn the frozen breaded fish fillets over halfway through cooking with tongs. Maintain an eye on the process until they're golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, wash and disinfect lettuce, then slice it. Likewise, chop tomatoes into slices and place them into a large bowl, adding salt and lemon juice on top. Mix very well.
  • Serve with salad. Enjoy!

Notes

Calories were estimated using an online nutrition calculator. As a rough guide, it is not intended to replace the advice of a professional dietitian. The exact values can vary depending on the exact ingredients used.

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