Quick & Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Quick & Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Imagine this: a plate of perfectly crispy, golden-brown chicken tenders, ready in a matter of minutes. Our Quick & Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders recipe will make your taste buds dance with joy. Whether you’re in a hurry or just craving a quick and delicious meal, these chicken tenders will not disappoint.


  • Chicken tenders
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a shallow dish, mix the breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Dip each chicken tender into the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere the crumbs to the chicken.
  4. Place the coated chicken tenders in a single layer in the air fryer basket, ensuring they are not touching.
  5. Lightly spray the chicken tenders with cooking spray.
  6. Air fry for 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the chicken tenders are crispy and golden brown.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy!

Total time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Quick & Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders are the perfect quick meal or snack. Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and ready in just minutes.

Nutritional information (per serving):

Calories: 250 kcal, Carbohydrates: 15g, Protein: 25g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 75mg, Sodium: 600mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g

Picture yourself indulging in these mouthwatering chicken tenders, each bite a delightful combination of crunch and succulent chicken. The breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese create a golden, crispy coating, while the air fryer ensures a healthier alternative to deep frying. The aromatic blend of paprika and garlic powder infuses the tenders with a burst of flavor that’s simply irresistible. Serve them at gatherings, for a family dinner, or as a quick snack – they’re sure to be a crowd-pleaser every time. So, grab your air fryer and let’s make these Quick & Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders a new family favorite!

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