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Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Tenders Recipe

Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Tenders Recipe

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How To Make Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Tenders

Want to have your favorite fried chicken and fried shrimp but hesitant because of all the oil? Try a healthier alternative with our air fryer recipes! With air fryer, you won’t have to worry about excessive oil for it uses zero oil! In fact, air fryer works by circulating hot air evenly around the food to give you super crispy texture. Crispy golden fried food without oil, who can possibly say no to that?

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 17 minutes



  • 1 package of frozen chicken tenders (about 1 pound)
  • 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp of garlic powder
  • 1 tsp of paprika
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of black pepper
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C) for 5 minutes.

  2. In a shallow bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper.

  3. Dip each frozen chicken tender into the breadcrumb mixture, coating it evenly.

  4. Place the coated chicken tenders in a single layer in the air fryer basket, without overcrowding.

  5. Lightly spray the chicken tenders with cooking spray.

  6. Cook the chicken tenders in the air fryer at 400°F (200°C) for 12 minutes, flipping halfway through, until golden brown and cooked through.

  7. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.


  • Calories : 280kcal
  • Total Fat : 8g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Cholesterol : 55mg
  • Sodium : 710mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 25g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugars : 1g
  • Protein : 25g
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