Air Fryer Chicken Strips

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Air Fryer Chicken Strips are a quick and easy meal that your family will love. You can feel good about serving them something fresh that takes only a few minutes and only five ingredients.
Prep: 8 minutes
Cook: 13 minutes
Total: 21 minutes
Blue plate with air fryer chicken strips piled on.

Air Fryer Chicken Strips are a quick and easy meal that your family will love. You can feel good about serving them something fresh that takes only a few minutes and only five ingredients.

Blue plate with air fryer chicken strips piled on.

These air fryer chicken strips are so versatile. Additionally, you get to control the ingredients, therefore, you do not have to worry about what was added to them. You control it all.

The technology behind the air fryer is not new however, if this is new to you, here are a few tips and trick to help you out.

  • 30 Minute Meal: Less than thirty minutes to a great meal.
  • Easy Ingredients: All simple ingredients, only 5.
  • Family Friendly: Everyone loves these chicen strips.
  • Adaptable: Can make it anyway your family likes them.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Use for sandwiches, salads or alone, they are great.
Side view of a plate of air fried chicken strips.

What You Need to Make Recipe Name

Ingredients

Chicken breast, flower eggs, milk and seasoning.

Equipment

How to Make Air Fryer Chicken Strips – Step by Step

All the ingredients before mixing and after mixing and placed in the air fryer basket.
  • Make Breading: First, whisk eggs and mix the milk in in a medium sized bowl and then in a separate bowl, mix the flour and spices together.
  • Coat: Second, dunk one chicken strip into the egg mixture and then coat it in the flour mixture. Repeat for all strips.
  • Arrange: Next, place battered strips in the air fryer basket and spray generously with oil.
  • Cook: Finally, cook at 380 for 10 minutes. Flip chicken tenders, spray with oil and cook at 380 for 8 minutes.

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Common Questions About Chicken Tenders

CAN I SUBSTITUTE CHICKEN TENDERS IN PLACE OF WHOLE BREASTS?

Sure, the easier the better.

RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, use as many breasts as you need to feed your family or to have leftovers for additional recipes.

FREEZE THE STRIPS?

Yes, just freeze in an airtight container and air fry when you are ready, just remember to increase cooking time.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH AIR FRYER CHICKEN STRIPS?

Chicken strips love a good dipping sauce, for example:
>Homemade Barbecue Sauce
>Copycat Chick Fil A Sauce Recipe
>Fry Sauce
>Boom Boom Sauce

HOW DO I STORE?

These will keep in your fridge for up to four days in an airtight container.

Close up picture of a chicken strip.

Expert Tips for Making Chicken Tenders in the Air Fryer

  • Bread Crumbs: Try a seasoned bread crumb such as Italian for a zesty flavor.
  • Cheese: Feel free to add some Parmesan cheese to the coating for a cheesy taste and dip in marinara sauce.
  • Double: A great party or tailgating treat so make more or double and freeze for a make ahead meal.
  • Spice: Like it Hot? Make these and dip in your favorite wing sauce or alternatively, add some spice to the breading to make it hotter.
  • Preheat: Remember to preheat your air fryer for best cooking, also don’t forget to flip.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Since you create the tender, you can control the sodium if you’re watching. Also, try a gluten free breading or crush gluten free crackers.

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Air Fryer Chicken Strips

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Air Fryer Chicken Strips are a quick and easy meal that your family will love. You can feel good about serving them something fresh that takes only a few minutes and only five ingredients.
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Servings: 4 pieces
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast cut into strips
  • 1 cups flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/8 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon House Season Blend

Instructions

  • Whisk eggs and mix the milk in in a medium sized bowl. In a separate bowl, mix the flour and spices together.
  • Dunk one chicken strip into the egg mixture and then coat it in the flour mixture. Repeat for all strips.
  • Place battered strips in the air fryer basket and spray generously with oil.
  • Cook at 380 for 10 minutes. Flip chicken tenders, spray with oil and cook at 380 for 8 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • Bread Crumbs: Try a seasoned bread crumb such as Italian for a zesty flavor.
  • Cheese: Feel free to add some Parmesan cheese to the coating for a cheesy taste and dip in marinara sauce.
  • Double: A great party or tailgating treat so make more or double and freeze for a make ahead meal.
  • Spice: Like it Hot? Make these and dip in your favorite wing sauce or alternatively, add some spice to the breading to make it hotter.
  • Preheat: Remember to preheat your air fryer for best cooking, also don’t forget to flip.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Since you create the tender, you can control the sodium if your watching. Also, try a gluten free breading or crush gluten free crackers.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 806kcal | Carbohydrates: 100g | Protein: 68g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 311mg | Sodium: 2668mg | Potassium: 1154mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1559IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 8mg

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