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DIY Chick-Fil-A Chicken Tenders

How to Make Chicken Tenders at Home

Chick-fil-a Style

Pair this recipe with my Homemade Ranch Dressing recipe and your stomach will be in heaven!

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Crispy Golden Air Fryer Chicken Tenders - Chick-Fil-A style

These crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders are golden and juicy, so quick and easy to make which makes them perfect for your weekly meal prep
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 12 pieces
Calories 104 kcal


  • 1 pound chicken tenders about 10-12
  • 1 ea large egg beaten
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup Organic Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup Organic Italian breadcrumbs


Air Fryer Instructions:

  • Whisk Egg, olive oil, lemon juice, parsley, and spices in a medium mixing bowl then add the chicken tenders and mix to combine. In another bowl, whisk the breadcrumbs and place each tender in and coat evenly on each side.
  • Preheat Air fryer to 400F. Add chicken tenders and cook for 10 minutes, flipping halfway, until cooked through, golden and crispy.

How To Bake:

  • Bake 400F. 7-8 minutes per side. Broil 2 minutes if desired for extra crunch.


Serving: 3tendersCalories: 104kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 9gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 245mgPotassium: 168mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 56IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Air Fryer, chicken
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