With the magic of an air fryer you can enjoy any of your favorite fried foods absolutely guilt free. It fries faster with a fraction of oil you would use. I usually stay away from deep frying anything simply because of the extra calories, extra grease and dealing with the aftermath of oil splattering everywhere, making a huge mess.
This air fryer fried chicken tenders will satisfy your cravings with no extra calories or mess. You are guaranteed comfort and succulent chicken pieces that are cooked to perfection, golden crispy on the outside and juicy and tender on the inside. They are so much healthier than the fried tenders without any sacrifices in taste.
Making chicken tenders in the air fryer is effortless, quick and not messy. The chicken will not dry out as well. There is very little oil being used so no messy grease all over your stove and chicken.
To make chicken tenders is a breeze. Simply brush chicken tenders with olive oil and coat with the breadcrumb and fragrant spices mixture. Make sure you space out chicken pieces for the best results. That way the air can get around the chicken to crisp it up and give it golden crust. Cook in batches for 5 minutes.
Chicken tenders are delicious, crispy on the outside with a perfect breadcrumb crust, all cooked with the use of the hot air blown by the fan instead of greasy oil. Follow the steps below to make air fryer chicken tenders.