Air fryer chicken tenders are completely mouthwatering with a tender and juicy inside and a crispy outside coating. A quick to make, perfect weeknight meal recipe your family will love. Healthy to make with less oil and the fried recipe!
Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Season with salt & pepper
Season pancake mix with ½ teaspoon each salt, pepper, onion powder, paprika and garlic powder.
Season breadcrumbs with ½ teaspoon each salt, pepper, onion powder, paprika and garlic powder.
Whisk egg. Line up three bowls to begin coating.
Dip chicken tenders into flour, egg, then breadcrumbs. Move to a side plate.
Place tenders into the basket. Cook at 360F for 6 minutes. Flip chicken tenders and cook for an additional 6 minutes. Cook until temperature reaches 165F.
Be sure to pat the tenderloins dry before seasoning.Cook in a single layer and cook in multiple batches if needed.Be sure to not overcrowd the basket, allowing space between pieces.Reheating Instructions: Reheat by cooking at 360F for 5 minutes.Storage Instructions: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.Serving size: approximately 3 tenders.