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Air Fryer Chicken Tenders With Flour

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Christina Perez
• Sunday, 06 December, 2020
• 14 min read

Every kid I know will choose chicken strips over just about anything else at a restraint, every single time. I am a huge fan of homemade honey mustard dressing, and I was craving it with some crispy chicken strips, so I started working on whipping up a batch and was out of bread crumbs.

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As a member of Amazon and other affiliate programs I earn from qualifying purchases. In one dish add the flour and seasonings, using only half of the salt and pepper.

Dip your chicken strips first into the flour, then the egg, and then into the cracker crumbs. Most airfryerchicken strip recipes call for bread crumbs, but we used Ritz.

If you don’t want to use eggs to get the breading to stick to your chicken you can try some melted butter or yogurt. I only have experience with one brand/model of air fryer, but I’m very happy with it and it has amazing reviews on Amazon, which is why I purchased it.

Some of those air fryers are tiny (which is fine for small households! Add the flour, ½ teaspoon salt and pepper, paprika, and garlic powder to a shallow dish.

Add the cracker to a 3rd shallow dish along with the remaining salt and pepper. Dip the chicken strips in the flour, then egg, then Ritz crackers.

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Press the strips into the cracker crumbs to ensure the chicken is evenly coated. Place chicken in a single layer in the air fryer basket.

You may swap the Ritz cracks for Pinko bread crumbs, if preferred. These air fryer chicken tenders only need 10 minutes to get golden and crispy.

If you don't have tenders you can cut thin strips out chicken breasts for the same results. Spraying the breaded tenders down with a little cooking spray gives the chicken the added moisture it needs for the breading and helps turn the chicken tenders into a nice golden color.

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Working one at a time, dip chicken in flour, then egg mixture, and finally in bread crumbs, pressing to coat. Working in batches, place chicken tenders in basket of air fryer, being sure to not overcrowd it.

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Make sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, honey, Dijon, and hot sauce, if using. Season with a pinch of salt and a few cracks of black pepper.

Serve chicken tenders with honey mustard. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses.

Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. **Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients.

Amount is based on available nutrient data. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

After doing a ton of research, the common thread among consumer reviews and feedback was to purchase a large capacity air fryer. If you don’t have raw chicken tenders, you can make your own by slicing sections of chicken breast meat. You can make the breading with flour and seasonings, breadcrumbs, Pinko breadcrumbs, Shake & Bake mixture, and even ground up Pork Rinds.

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Some people use an egg wash to help hold their seasonings, while others use mayonnaise, mustard, or even just plain water. So in order to find out the best method that produced a nice and crispy texture but still retained that moist and juicy interior, some recipe experimentation was done.

Crispy chicken tenders that are moist on the inside and are healthier than deep-fried tenders because they are cooked in the air fryer. Place the Kentucky Kernel flour, beaten egg and breadcrumbs in 3 separate shallow bowls.

My mom thought I was going to grow feathers at one point. I eventually evolved and expanded my horizons but I have to say, I still have a soft spot for chicken tenders.

I know we can all relate because chicken tenders with a side of our Hairdryer French Fries are just THAT good. Chicken tenders in the air fryer are done in just 10 minutes, and they’re deliciously crispy, moist, and ready for dipping.

Air fryer temperatures vary so make sure each chicken tender is cooked through before serving. 1/4 cup pinko bread crumbs 1/2 tsp.

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In a bowl, stir together pinko, salt, paprika, black pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Pat chicken dry with a paper towel.

Dredge the chicken first in egg then in the bread crumb mixture, making sure each tender is well coated. Repeat with remaining chicken tenders until they have all been cooked through.

And since I’ve discovered the amazingness of my air fryer, you better believe that his favorite chicken tenders were one of the first things I knew I had to make! I generally use about 1/2 teaspoon per cup of buttermilk, but again, if you like a little more of a spicy kick for your chicken tenders, you can add a little more.

I would recommend experimenting before adding a great deal more, especially if you are serving to children or to someone that doesn’t like much spice in their foods. Once you’ve added the hot sauce, give it a quick stir into the buttermilk and then add your chicken tenders.

If you can, cover them with wrap or a tight-fitting lid and then let them soak in the buttermilk mixture overnight. When ready to cook, mix together your flour and Stone House Seasoning in a bowl or dish that you’ll use for dredging your chicken tenders.

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Once I have both in my bowl, I like to run a whisk through them to mix them together well and remove any of those lumps in the flour ! Next add a few of your chicken tenders at a time to the flour mixture and make sure that they are well coated.

1 cup buttermilk 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce or more, if desired 2 pounds chicken tenders 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons Stone House Seasoning nonstick cooking spray or olive oil spray Add chicken tenders to the buttermilk mixture and refrigerate overnight, if possible.

Add flour and Stone House Seasoning to a bowl or a large, shallow dish. Remove half of chicken tenders, a few at a time, from the buttermilk and place into the flour mixture.

This homemade recipe uses buttermilk marinated boneless chicken tenders that are lightly breaded to cooked to crispy perfection! This recipe is so great because not only can chicken tenders be piled high on a platter with sauces from BBQ to sweet and sour.

I love the large capacity of this air fryer, it’s a fairly reasonable price, easy to clean and cooks beautifully. Total Actuary 2-in-1 which works great for things like wings and fries but is not ideal for more delicate items.

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I don’t find it works as well as an air fryer as the Color above but it’s a good choice if you want an appliance that does many things at once. BREADING Flour, seasonings, egg, breadcrumbs, and cornflakes are all used to coat the chicken before its air fried.

Pat chicken dry and dredge through flour, egg, and breading mixture. For a great coating on the chicken tenders, make sure they are uniformly cut, so they cook evenly.

Pat chicken dry so the breading can fully adhere (this also keeps them from steaming). Be sure the bread crumbs and crushed cornflakes are smoothly pulsed, so they can coat the chicken pieces evenly.

Use a meat thermometer and test one or two pieces for 165 °F before removing from the air fryer. Combine flour, cornstarch, seasonings and salt & pepper to taste in a bowl.

Remove chicken tenders from the buttermilk allowing any excess to drip off. Add chicken tenders to the air fryer in a single layer and cook 11 minutes.

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Copying and/or pasting full recipes to any social media is strictly prohibited. And began to experiment with comfort foods I ALSO love ... like these.

But, depending upon how many bells and whistles and capacity you want, these appliances can run up to $150. I must also admit that I EAT FRIES AT LEAST TWICE A WEEK (Oneida brand is consistently Gluten Free).

Air -fried you get all the flavor (and Munch goodness) with less fat and tummy problems. Oh ... and did I mention that this recipe is also PALEO ... substituting almond flour and ground flax seeds (for the crunch) for regular or Gluten Free pinko breading (Ian's makes a great pinko if Gluten Free is your preference).

Serve this recipe with a host of dipping sauces including ketchup, honey-mustard, A Thousand Island dressing, Housing sauce (they make it Gluten Free too!) Pat chicken dry with paper towels and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

In a wide shallow container, whisk almond flour, flaxseed, and all the seasoning until combined. Dip chicken into the egg, then dredge in the flour mixture.

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Spray the air fryer basket generously with the avocado or coconut spray, and place as many chicken tenders in the basket that will fit with plenty of space in between. Repeat with the remaining chicken tenders until they have all been cooked through to reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

* If using boneless, skinless breasts cut into strips about 1/2" x 5". **For a nut-free version, omit almond flour and use all ground flax seed instead.

2Pat chicken dry with paper towels and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. 4 In a wide shallow container, whisk almond flour, flaxseed, and all the seasoning until combined.

8Repeat with the remaining chicken tenders until they have all been cooked through to reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees. 10* If using boneless, skinless breasts cut into strips about 1/2" x 5".

My family loves these air fryer crispy chicken tenders because they’re juicy on the inside and crunchy on the outside. There are just a few simple steps to achieve that delicious crunchy coating and juicy, tender chicken on the inside.

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Here is the short list of ingredients you’ll need to make the BEST chicken tenders in the air fryer … Combine the pickle juice, milk, garlic and onion powder in a large bowl and let the chicken tenders soak in this mixture for about 20 minutes.

The cornflakes cover the majority of the surface, where the breadcrumbs help fill in all the little nooks and crannies. Combine the crushed cornflakes, breadcrumbs and salt in a separate shallow dish.

Add the chicken tenders to the basket of your air fryer in a single layer. Arrange chicken on a wire rack placed inside a lined baking sheet (similar to pictured above).

Give a quick spritz of non-stick spray and bake for 18 to 20 minutes, flipping the chicken tenders halfway through cooking. I then purchased my 6 quart Gourmet Hairdryer and it’s been working great for well over a year now.

To help protect your air fryer ’s non-stick coating, make sure you hand wash with warm water and a mild soap and do not use any abrasive scrubbers. Cook the chicken tenders in small batches (enough to fill the bottom, but so they don’t overlap or touch).

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Once all the batches are done, add all the chicken tenders back to the air fryer (they can now touch each other since they’re crisp on the outside). Their long, narrow shape is perfect for dunking in an assortment of sauces.

Place the coated chicken in the basket of your air fryer in a single layer, so they are not touching each other. Cook for 11 to 12 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the chicken is golden brown and reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. Serve immediately, or place on a wire rack until all batches are cooked.

Arrange crumb coated chicken on a wire rack placed inside a lined baking sheet. Give a quick spritz of non-stick spray and bake for 18 to 20 minutes, flipping the chicken tenders halfway through cooking.

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