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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 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air Fryer, chicken
Servings: 12 pieces
Calories: 104kcal


  • 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: 3tenders | Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 168mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 56IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg
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