Ninja Foodi chicken recipes are here!! From frozen to fresh, using your pressure cooker or air fryer function there are lots of dinner ideas to choose from.
Now that you have your new pressure cooker and air fryer you’re probably looking for easy Ninja Foodi recipes right?! Here’s a roundup of Ninja Foodi chicken recipes! Get ready for a months worth of lunch and dinner ideas you will want to share with your friends. (originally published 6/19, affiliate links present)
Sometimes you want to narrow things down though to just chicken! From chicken thighs to breasts and air fryer chicken wings we have it all.
Here are a few resources to start with:
- This is the Ninja Cooking system we got
- it will allow you to air fry everything and more
- It’s the first model, the newer ones are smaller
- Some ask the price but it varies because of shipping and taxes and whether it’s being shipped to Hawaii or Alaska territories.
Check here to see the current price, International addresses are subject to additional fees.
- You can grab a recipe book here.
- Pick up MY cookbook too!
- You’ll find more Ninja Foodi air fryer recipes here too.
You can make some of these in a Ninja Foodi Grill too.
We will share lots of Ninja Foodi chicken recipes, then share this Ninja Foodi chicken skewers recipe below.
If you’re looking for healthy electric pressure cooker recipes and air fryer meals too, we’ve got them! This is a great start right??
- Start with our easy BBQ Ninja Foodi chicken breast recipe, or add some sauce and only use air crisp with air fryer bbq chicken.
- Then you can move on to some pressure cooker apricot chicken that is sweet and perfect on rice.
- If you’re forgetful (like me) you might need instructions for Ninja Foodi frozen chicken legs sometime.
- Ninja Foodi chicken cutlets are lightly breaded and can be made into strips for little fingers.
Love spicy stuff??!! Make a pot of shredded Ninja Foodi buffalo chicken. Throw it on to sliders for a fun appetizer or dinner idea.
- We first created a list of easy pressure cooker chicken recipes, now we’re talking specifically about Ninja Foodi recipes.
- This buttermilk chicken legs in air fryer recipe is the best.
If you want something quick, you can throw in bagged/frozen orange chicken in air fryer and it’s amazing!
Panda Express has one of our favorites so we thought we’d figure out how to make Ninja Foodi black pepper chicken at home. It came out great so we shared it here on our site.
These will include dinners and side dishes cooked with the saute, pressure cooker, and air crisp functions. I honestly don’t use anything other than those 3.
Let me start by saying that you can use all of my 101+ Instant Pot recipes in the Foodi.
They work the same using your pressure cooker function. The only difference is now you have a crisping lid to make everything crispy and delicious!
Let’s start with a few classic Ninja Foodi chicken recipes your kids will rave over!
- Our first one is the Campbells chicken and rice dish but cooked using the pressure cooker function.
- Pressure cooker cheesy chicken spaghetti is always a hit. Just throw it all in, turn knob to seal position and quick release when done.
Then make a batch of homemade air fryer chicken tenders no breading! If you need low carb but they want tons of flavor these will satisfy you both. We have directions for frozen air fryer chicken strips here too.
If you have kids, these Ninja Foodi chicken legs will surely be a hit. Use barbecue sauce or teriyaki marinade for a yummy and healthy meal.
- These air fryer frozen chicken nuggets is a quick meal you can serve with pressure cooker Mexican rice.
- Using wings I would try this spicy air fryer firecracker chicken recipe.
For a healthier idea, try our air fryer chicken leg quarters with bbq sauce.
- Want homemade Ninja Foodi chicken tenders?? We have made those too wrapped in bacon!
- Try our pressure cooker lemon chicken too that is delicious with thighs.
Want a heartier meal??
- Make our pressure cooker chicken noodle casserole too! A family fave.
- Cornish hen in air fryer is a protein packed healthy meal.
- Then try Ninja Foodi chicken taco bowls that everyone will love.
- If you want more veggies our air fryer corn is so simple to pair with any dish.
- Below is shredded chicken. It can be used for a variety of meals including tacos, bowls, burritos or sliders!
How do you cook frozen chicken in the Ninja Foodi using the pressure cooker function?
- Or frozen chicken breast in air fryer…we have directions for both.
It’s really quite simple! Directions in the link above.
- Tip: Defrosting and cooking frozen chicken breasts in a pressure cooker is ideal for making shredded chicken but not fantastic for eating whole in my opinion.
They’ll get tender and perfect for mixing with a tasty sauce and making shredded chicken soft tacos but whole they have an interesting texture.
Love pressure cooker casseroles? Most of ours take less than 15 minutes to cook. Now that is a FAST cook time!
Just set to high and when it’s done you quick release on your pressure release valve and add a layer of cheese to melt on the top if you want!
I am totally obsessed with this machine I tell you!
Love Chinese food? Try our Ninja Foodi Asian chicken some night for sure.
Adding together all the meat, noodles or rice and vegetables makes a complete one pot meal we love.
- Some have substituted diced rotisserie chicken into our pressure cooker tuna casserole and loved it.
- Add precooked or fresh chicken into this Ninja Foodi pad thai some night.
- Pressure cooker chicken enchiladas have been popular, as well as pineapple chicken.
- Our pressure cooker Dorito casserole is fun with kids.
Looking for the best Ninja Foodi wings ?? This one uses a dry rub and is so good you need NO sauce for extra flavor.
They’re a much healthier way to cook chicken wings, but get as crispy as if you deep fried them.
- With that said we have a lot more air fryer dinner recipes you can use in your Foodi this week too.
- This chicken parmesan casserole is great using the pressure cooking function with pasta. Or use the other carb to make Ninja Foodi cheesy chicken and rice instead.
- And air fryer chicken parmesan is great.
We also have a lot of pressure cooker chicken soup recipes to try.
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Air fryer chicken skewers
Ninja Foodi Chicken Recipes
- Put diced chicken into a bowl. In another bowl whisk together the garlic, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, oregano and olive oil.
- Pour over chicken, toss to coat. Marinate on the counter for at least 15 minutes, can leave in fridge overnight for stronger flavor.
- When ready to cook put cut vegetables in a bowl and toss with 1 tbsp olive oil. Then sprinkle with some salt and pepper.
- Measure skewers to ensure they are the right length to fit inside your air fryer basket first. Cut/break to fit.
- Use wood skewers and alternate 1 pc. of chicken, then a tomato, zucchini, then onion piece until everything is used up.
- Put prepared kebabs in air fryer basket at 380 degrees for 15-18 minutes flipping halfway through until chicken is done all the way through.