Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

We’re leveling up a childhood favorite with these easy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders with Panko! They’re deliciously crispy and golden on the outside, tender juicy on the inside, and a healthy version both kids and adults will love!

Chicken tenders Eggs Panko breadcrumbs Regular breadcrumbs Garlic powder Smoked paprika Salt Ground black pepper Cooking spray

Ingredients You Need

Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees F. Season chicken tenders with 1/4 tsp salt.


In a bowl, whisk the eggs and set aside. In a deep plate add breadcrumbs, garlic powder, paprika, 1 tsp salt, pepper and stir to mix.


Dip each tender into an egg wash first, then dip in a breadcrumb mixture on both sides, and transfer to a plate. Repeat with remaining chicken.


Spray basket of air fryer with cooking spray, lay chicken tenders in a single layer and spray again. Air fry for 10 minutes or until golden brown, turning once halfway through and spraying more with oil.


Serve hot with ketchup.


Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Freeze: Freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw on a counter for 2-3 hours or in the fridge overnight.


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