Trader Joe’s Hashbrowns In Air Fryer — Embracing the perfect blend of convenience and taste,

I’ve recently discovered the joy of making Trader Joe’s hashbrowns in the air fryer. This method simplifies breakfast time and elevates these crispy delights to a new level of deliciousness.

Trader Joe's Hashbrowns in Air Fryer
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Join me as I share how turning to the air fryer has transformed these humble hashbrowns into a crunchy, golden brown treat that’s become a staple in my morning routine. Whether you’re a seasoned air fryer enthusiast or new to the game, this is one culinary experiment you won’t want to miss!

Why You Will Love To Air Fry Trader Joe’s Hashbrowns

Cooking Trader Joe’s frozen hash browns in an air fryer is a popular method because it produces crispy and evenly cooked hash browns without needing a lot of oil. Here are some of the benefits of cooking TJ’s frozen hash browns in an air fryer:

  • Crispy texture: The hot circulating air in the air fryer creates a crispy texture on the outside of the hash browns while keeping the inside soft and fluffy. If you love McDonald’s Hash Browns, you will love these; they are my family’s favorite breakfast items to cook in the air fryer.
  • Even cooking: The hot air in the air fryer circulates the food, cooking it evenly on all sides. This means you won’t end up with some overcooked hash browns while others are undercooked.
  • Healthier option: Using an air fryer requires little to no oil, which makes it a healthier cooking method than frying in a pan or deep fryer.
  • Time-saving: Cooking frozen hash browns in an air fryer is quick and easy. It takes only minutes to cook a batch of hash browns in an air fryer, which is much faster than cooking them in a traditional oven, deep fryer, or stovetop. A perfect side dish and the best best crispy hash browns!

Overall, cooking Trader Joe’s frozen hash browns in an air fryer is a convenient and healthy way to enjoy crispy and delicious hash browns in just a few minutes.

Air Fryer Frozen Hashbrowns

Ingredients Needed For Trader Joe’s Hash Browns In Air Fryer

If you’re anything like us, finding new ways to enjoy your favorite foods is super exciting. With the arrival of the air fryer on the kitchen appliances scene – you can now elevate some of your old favorites, including Trader Joe’s Hash Browns!

This easy-to-follow recipe will show you how to make crispy hash browns in an air fryer with just a few simple ingredients. From start to finish, this delicious dish can be ready in under 12 minutes, so break out that air fryer and let’s get cooking.

Frozen Hash Brown Patties

Remember the step-by-step directions are below in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the page, as well as the nutritional information.

  • Frozen Hash Browns Patties One package of frozen hashbrowns patties is found at your local Trader Joe’s in the frozen food aisle.
  • Air Fryer: Use any air fryer basket or air fryer oven model. Instant Pot Vortex Plus works well, as well as The Ninja Foodi!

How to Air Fry Trader Joe’s Hashbrowns

Are you looking for a simple, delicious way to start your day? Look no further than Trader Joe’s frozen hash browns! This breakfast staple is easy to make in an air fryer and can be prepped in minutes. With their crispy exterior and fluffy interior, these hash browns will surely please everyone at the table. Plus, they’re made with whole potatoes — so you know they’re packed with healthy goodness! In this post, we’ll show you how to cook frozen Trader Joe’s Hash Browns in an air fryer so they come out perfectly crisp every time. Read on for the cooking instructions.

How To Cook Frozen Trader Joe's Hash Browns In Air Fryer

Step One: Preheating The Air Fryer

For this recipe, Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees F (205°C), and preheat for 3-5 minutes. Or use the preheating button on your air fryer model.

How To Cook Frozen Trader Joe's Hash Browns In Air Fryer

Step Two: Air Fry Trader Joe’s Frozen Hash Browns

Place hash browns in a single layer in the air fryer basket. It’s okay if they’re touching, but try not to overcrowd the basket. Set the cooking time for 10-12 minutes, flipping them halfway through the cooking process. The exact cooking time may vary depending on the size and quantity of the hash browns and your air fryer model. Remove when golden brown.

Step Three: Remove From Air Fryer Basket

Once the hash browns are crispy and golden brown, remove them from the air fryer basket using tongs or a plastic spatula and transfer them to a plate lined with paper towels to absorb excess oil and extra grease.

Step Four: Serving

Season the hash browns with salt, black pepper, or any other desired seasonings, and serve them hot.

How To Cook Frozen Trader Joe's Hash Browns In Air Fryer

Pro Tips

Cooking Trader Joe’s hashbrowns in the air fryer can be a game-changer for your breakfast routine, offering a perfect mix of convenience and deliciousness. Here are some pro tips to ensure your hashbrowns come out crispy and golden every time:

  • Preheat the Air Fryer: Always start with a preheated air fryer, typically around 400°F (200°C), to ensure the hashbrowns start cooking at the optimal temperature for a crispy exterior. For best results, add a crispy air fryer hash browns.
  • Avoid Overcrowding: Place the hashbrowns in a single layer in the air fryer basket to allow for even air circulation. Overcrowding can lead to uneven cooking and less crispiness.
  • Light Oil Spray: Though Trader Joe’s hashbrowns already contain some oil, a light spray of cooking oil can help achieve an even more golden and crispy exterior without being greasy.
  • Flip Halfway Through: For even crispiness on both sides, flip the hashbrowns halfway through the cooking time. This ensures that each side gets directly exposed to the hot circulating air.
  • Adjust Cooking Time for Desired Crispiness: Start checking the hashbrowns a few minutes before the recommended cooking time ends. Some air fryers run hotter than others, and cooking times may need to be adjusted based on your crispiness preference.
  • Season After Cooking: If you prefer your hashbrowns with a bit more flavor, consider seasoning them with a little salt or your favorite spice blend right after they come out of the air fryer while they’re still hot.
  • Experiment with Toppings: After cooking, top your hashbrowns with shredded cheese, chopped fresh herbs, or a dollop of sour cream to elevate them further. The residual heat can help melt cheese for an extra tasty touch.
  • Reheating Made Easy: If you have leftovers, the air fryer is perfect for reheating hashbrowns. Just a few minutes at 350°F (175°C) will warm them through and bring back the crispiness.
  • Watch Closely the First Time: Since air fryers can vary in performance, it’s a good idea to watch your hashbrowns closely the first time you cook them to avoid overcooking or undercooking.
  • Serve Immediately: For the best texture, serve the hashbrowns immediately after cooking. They’re at their crispiest right out of the air fryer.

Following these tips, you can consistently create perfectly crispy and delicious hashbrowns that rival even the best breakfast spots. Enjoy the simplicity and flavor of Trader Joe’s hashbrowns made right in your air fryer!

 Trader Joe's hashbrowns

Trader Joe’s frozen hash browns can serve as a great breakfast dish. Here are some ideas for how to serve them.

Serve hashbrown patties as a side dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Pair them with air fryer scrambled eggs, air fryer bacon or air fryer sausage, and toast for a classic breakfast plate. Or, serve them alongside air fryer cheeseburgers or air fryer potato-crusted chicken for a tasty and filling dinner side dish.

What’s the best way to serve air-fried Trader Joe’s hashbrowns?

Serve immediately after cooking for the best texture. They pair well with your favorite breakfast foods like eggs and bacon or as a side for a brunch spread.

How to store leftover Trader Joe’s Hashbrowns

Let the patties cool to room temperature, then place them in an airtight container. The hash brown patty will last 2-3 days in the refrigerator. 

Can leftover air-fried hashbrowns be reheated?

Absolutely. Reheat them in the air fryer at 350°F (175°C) for a few minutes until they’re hot and crispy again. This method helps maintain their texture better than microwaving.

Faq’s

Can I cook Trader Joe’s hashbrowns in the air fryer straight from frozen?

Yes, you can cook them straight from frozen. There’s no need to thaw, making it a quick and convenient option for a crispy breakfast.

What temperature and time are best for cooking Trader Joe’s hashbrowns in the air fryer?

A general guideline is to cook at 400°F (200°C) for 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway through. However, adjust the time based on your air fryer model and desired crispiness.

Do I need to oil the hashbrowns before air-frying them?

Lightly spraying with oil can enhance crispiness, but it’s not strictly necessary since Trader Joe’s hashbrowns already contain some oil.

Can I cook multiple hashbrowns at once?

Yes, they fit in a single layer in the air fryer basket without overlapping. This ensures even cooking and crispiness.

How can I prevent the hashbrowns from sticking to the air fryer basket?

Use a non-stick spray on the basket before adding the hashbrowns, or use parchment paper with holes to allow airflow.

Is it possible to make the hashbrowns extra crispy?

You might extend the cooking time by a few minutes for extra crispiness, but keep an eye on them to prevent burning. Ensuring the air fryer is not overcrowded also helps.

How do I know when the hashbrowns are done?

They’re done when they have a golden brown exterior and are heated through. Depending on your air fryer, you might need more or less time, so it’s good to start checking a few minutes before the recommended cooking time ends.

Can I add toppings or seasonings to the hashbrowns?

Yes, feel free to add seasonings before cooking or toppings after. However, adding wet toppings before air frying might affect the crispiness, so it’s best to add those after cooking.

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How To Cook Frozen Trader Joe's Hash Browns In Air Fryer

Trader Joe’s Hashbrowns in the Air Fryer

4 from 4 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings

Description

If you're looking for an easy and delicious way to jazz up your classic hashbrowns, try Trader Joe's HashBrowns in your air fryer!

Ingredients 

  • 4 frozen Trader Joe's Hash Browns

Instructions

  • Essential for this recipe, Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees F (205°C), and preheat for 3-5 minutes. Or use the preheating button on your air fryer model.
  • Place hash browns in a single layer in the air fryer basket. It's okay if they're touching, but try not to overcrowd the basket. Set the cooking time for 10-12 minutes, flipping them halfway through the cooking process. The exact cooking time may vary depending on the size and quantity of the hash browns and your air fryer model. Remove when golden brown.
  • Once the hash browns are crispy and golden brown, remove them from the air fryer basket using tongs or a plastic spatula and transfer them to a plate lined with paper towels to absorb excess oil and extra grease.
  • Season the hash browns with salt, black pepper, or any other desired seasonings, and serve them hot.

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Cooking Spray
  • Parchment Paper, optional

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 1kcalCarbohydrates: 0.2gProtein: 0.02gFat: 0.01gSaturated Fat: 0.003gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.003gSodium: 0.2mgPotassium: 3mgFiber: 0.01gVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 0.1mgIron: 0.01mg

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