Air Fryer Potsticker and Broccoli Bowls (Trader Joe’s recipe)

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Did you know that you can take frozen potstickers, cook them directly in the air fryer, and they’ll come out crispy on the outside and tender in the middle? It’s a game changer y’all. Add some broccoli and a few Trader Joe’s sauces and you’ve got these Air Fryer Potsticker and Broccoli Bowls in about 20 minutes. 

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Of all of my Trader Joe’s recipes, this is the one that I turn to the most if we need a quick weekend meal. It takes almost no prep, feels just nutritious enough (🥦🥦🥦), and super satisfying thanks to all of the sauces. Whatever you do, do not skimp on the sauces here. I’m a sauce fiend and my favorite combo is creamy Magnifisauce, Crunchy Chili Onion sauce, and a drizzle of Soyaki.

Let’s dive in and throw those potstickers in the air fryer!

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Air Fryer Frozen Potstickers


Any variety of frozen potstickers can be cooked in the air fryer. They will come out extra crunchy around the edges of the potsticker wrapper and golden on all sides. The texture is different than when you cook them on the stovetop, but still delicious. Cook the potstickers directly from the freezer at 390°F for 8 to 10 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through cooking.

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Build a Bowl

If you’ve already got the potstickers cooking, add some vegetables to the basket and cook everything together. Pre-chopped broccoli florets are my favorite, but chopped carrots or cauliflower florets will cook in the same amount of time alongside the potstickers. Transfer everything to serving bowls and top with your favorite Asian-inspired sauces.

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Trader Joe’s Ingredients

While you’re walking through a Trader Joe’s grocery store, here are the ingredients to pick up for 2 servings of Potsticker and Broccoli Bowls:

  1. 12-ounce bag of Broccoli Florets
  2. 12-ounce bag Frozen Chicken Cilantro Mini Wontons
  3. Green Onions 
  4. Any sauces like Magnifisauce, Crunchy Chili Onion, Soyaki Sauce 
  5. White Sesame Seeds (if you don’t already have them) OR Nori Komi Furikake Japanese Multi-Purpose Seasoning
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Air Fryer Potsticker and Broccoli Bowls (Trader Joe’s recipe)

Skip the takeout and make these colorful, texture-packed bowls with crisp-tender air fryer potstickers and broccoli florets. You just need a couple of ingredients, but don’t skimp on the flavorful sauces to drizzle on top.
Prep: 1 minute
Cook: 8 minutes
Total: 9 minutes
Servings: 2

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Mixing Bowls

Ingredients 

  • 1 12-ounce bag broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 12-ounce bag Frozen Chicken Cilantro Mini Wontons
  • 3 green onions
  • Magnifisauce, Crunchy Chili Onion, Soyaki Sauce (or all), for serving
  • White sesame seeds, for serving

Instructions 

  • Preheat the air fryer to 390°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the broccoli florets with 1 tablespoon cooking oil and ½ teaspoon of salt. Spread out on the basket of an air fryer. Scatter the wontons evenly over the top of the broccoli.
  • Cook in the air fryer, shaking the basket a few times, until the wontons are crispy and heated through and the broccoli is tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Slice the green onions.
  • Serve the broccoli and potstickers in bowls with any or all of the toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 69kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 0.02mg | Sodium: 587mg | Potassium: 51mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.4g | Vitamin A: 183IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Author: Jess Smith via Inquiring Chef
Cost: $12.00
Calories: 69
Keyword: air fryer recipe, Asian, bowl recipe, easy dinner, easy recipe, fakeout takeout, Trader Joe’s Recipe
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Jess is the recipe creator and photographer at InquiringChef.com. She spent nearly a decade as the Chief Recipe Developer for the award-winning meal planning app Cook Smarts. Her colorful, healthyish recipes have been featured in popular online publications including Parade, Hallmark, and HuffPost.

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