air fryer chicken tenders

Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Air Fryer chicken tenders are super easy to make, they're crunchy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside. A healthier version of your favorite comfort food, chicken tenderloins are covered in an egg wash with Panko Crumbs and air fried in just 12 minutes.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer, Chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes


  • 1 lb chicken tenderloin
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1/3 cup Panko crumbs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil


  • Preheat AirFryer to 330 degrees F
  • Place flour, egg, and panko crumbs in three separate bowls
  • Add salt, pepper, and olive oil to the Panko crumbs, mix well
  • Dip chicken in the flour, then the egg, then the Panko crumbs until evenly coated
  • Place in the cooking basket in the air fryer. You'll need to cook in batches.
  • Fry for 12-14 minutes. Or until golden brown and internal temp reaches 165 degrees.
  • Remove chicken from air fryer.
  • Toss with your favorite sauce or serve with dipping sauce.