Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders in Minutes

Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders in Minutes

If you’re in the mood for a quick and delicious meal, our Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders are the answer. These tender, juicy chicken strips are coated in a flavorful breading and cooked to perfection in just minutes using your trusty air fryer. Whether you’re serving them as an appetizer, snack, or main course, these chicken tenders are sure to be a hit with everyone at the table.


  • 1 pound of chicken tenders
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Dip each chicken tender into the breadcrumb mixture, pressing the breadcrumbs onto the chicken to adhere.
  4. Place the coated chicken tenders in a single layer in the air fryer basket, making sure they are not touching.
  5. Lightly spray the chicken tenders with cooking spray.
  6. Cook in the air fryer for 8-10 minutes, flipping halfway through, or until the chicken is golden brown and cooked through.
  7. Remove from the air fryer and serve hot with your favorite dipping sauces.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders are a quick and easy meal that the whole family will love. They’re crunchy on the outside, tender on the inside, and packed with flavor. Plus, they’re healthier than traditional fried chicken tenders since they’re cooked with little to no oil in the air fryer. Serve them up for dinner, as a game day snack, or even as a tasty appetizer at your next gathering. However you enjoy them, they’re sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 9g, Carbohydrates: 21g, Protein: 27g

Make these Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders your go-to recipe for a quick and satisfying meal. With their golden brown perfection and mouthwatering flavor, they’re the ultimate comfort food. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or a group of hungry guests, these chicken tenders will never disappoint. So fire up your air fryer and get ready to enjoy a delicious meal in minutes!

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