Frozen Barbecue Chicken Breasts

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

22-25 minutes



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Ninja® Foodi™ 4-in-1 Indoor Grill with 4-Quart Air Fryer (AG300)

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  • 4 frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts (8 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 1 cup prepared barbecue sauce


  1. Insert grill grate in unit and close hood. Select GRILL, set temperature to MEDIUM, and set time to 25 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin preheating.
  2. While unit is preheating, evenly brush each chicken breast with 1/2 tablespoon canola oil. Then season with salt and pepper, as desired.
  3. When the unit beeps to signify it has preheated, place chicken breasts on grill grate. Close hood and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. After 10 minutes, flip chicken. Close hood to continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  5. After 5 minutes, liberally baste chicken with barbecue sauce, then flip over and liberally baste the other side. Close hood to continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  6. After 5 minutes, repeat step 5. Close hood and cook for 2 more minutes.
  7. If necessary, baste chicken again and cook up to 3 more minutes until centermost point of chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.
  8. When cooking is complete, remove chicken from unit and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

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