Easy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders With Flour

These Air Fryer Chicken Tenders With Flour are super light and delicious. These chicken tenders are a big hit in my household I’m sure they will be in yours also! Have these delicious crispy chicken tenders done in under 20 minutes.

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Air Fryer Chicken Tenders With Flour

Chicken Tenders are so easy to make no matter how you prep them. These chicken tenders have to be one of my favorites! The flour just makes them nice and light! Perfect midday lunch or a week day dinner idea.

A huge thank you to Do Good Chicken, they gifted me with boneless skinless chicken thighs, bone-in chicken thighs, and chicken tenders. All opinions expressed are my own.

Do Good Chicken has no antibiotics. The Chickens are 100% natural and cage-free! They are also hatched, raised, and harvested here in the United States.

Looking for more delicious and easy chicken tender recipes check out these; Air Fryer Blackened Chicken Tenders, Air Fryer Teriyaki Chicken Tenders, Air Fryer Ranch Chicken Tenders, and Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Tenders.

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❤️ Why you’ll love this easy air fryer recipe

  • Budget Family – Aldi’s is always the go-to for any kind of meat.
  • Easy – This recipe is super easy to make just a few simple steps
  • Delicious – This recipe is super delicious to make!
  • Quick – This recipe only takes 14 minutes to cook.

Ingredients

  • Do Good Chicken Tenders
  • Flour
  • Egg
  • Seasonings: garlic powder, salt, onion powder, and black pepper
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✳️ Tips & Tricks

To ensure that the chicken stays moist, check the internal temperature with a meat thermometer. Once they reach 165F, remove them from the air fryer. Don’t overcook.

Dipping the chicken tenders in the flour first will help make them crispy.

Tools to make this Chicken Tenders with Flour in the Air Fryer

  • Cosori Air Fryer – this is my favorite air fryer. The large air fryer basket makes it so easy to cook your favorite recipes
  • Tongs – tongs are easiest to remove and flip the chicken
  • Meat thermometer – You always want to make sure the internal temperature of ANY chicken 165F.

How to make Air Fryer Chicken Tenders With Flour

  1. Get two mixing bowls and add the dry ingredients in one and crack the egg into the other one.
  2. Place the chicken tenders into the flour and then into the egg mixture. Immediately put the chicken tenders back into the flour mixture.
  3. Transfer the chicken to the air fryer basket.
  4. Spray the chicken with avocado oil and cook at 390F for 14 minutes flipping halfway through.
  5. Once the timer goes off make sure the internal temperature is 165F. Remove and serve.

Oven Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F
  2. Spray avocado oil on a cooking sheet.
  3. Get two mixing bowls and add the dry ingredients in one and crack the egg into the other one.
  4. Place the chicken tenders into the flour and then into the egg mixture. Immediately put the chicken tenders back into the flour mixture.
  5. Transfer to the baking sheet and cook for 20 minutes. Making sure the internal temperature is 165F.
  6. Remove from the oven and serve.

Substitutions

If you don’t have chicken tenders, you can slice a large chicken breast into strips to mimic chicken tenders. You can also use chicken cutlets as well.

If you are following a keto diet you can substitute the flour for almond flour.

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What to serve with Chicken Tenders with Flour

These chicken tenders pair perfectly with any kind of french fries or tater tots. Just pop them in the air fryer after the chicken tenders are done. If you are looking for a healthier option you can always make a salad and top with the chicken tenders.

How to store

  • Store leftovers in an airtight glass container for up to 5 days.

♨️ How to reheat

Remove the lid from the container and microwave on high for 1 to 1.5 minutes or until chicken is warm. Alternatively you can transfer to a microwave save plate to warm up.

If you want to warm this up in your air fryer, cook it for 2-3 minutes at 400F.

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❓FAQs

Can you use flour in an air fryer?

Yes of course you can use flour in your air fryer.

Does plain flour make chicken crispy?

It won’t make it super crispy but it will get crispy.

Do you put the chicken in egg before flour?

Depends on what you are going for. You can dip the chicken in flour – egg – flour or you can just go egg – flour.

More Air Fryer Chicken Tenders Recipes

If you love chicken tenders, check out these other chicken tender recipes.

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Air Fryer Chicken Tenders With Flour

These Air Fryer Chicken Tenders With Flour are super light and delicious. These chicken tenders are a big hit in my household. I’m sure they will be in yours also! Have these delicious crispy chicken tenders done in under 20 minutes.
4.34 from 3 votes
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 292 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Get two mixing bowls and add the dry ingredients in one and crack the egg into the other one.
  • Place the chicken tenders into the flour and then into the egg mixture. Immediately put the chicken tenders back into the flour mixture.
  • Transfer the chicken to the air fryer basket.
  • Spray the chicken with avocado oil and cook at 390F for 14 minutes flipping halfway through.
  • Once the timer goes off make sure the internal temperature is 165F. Remove and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 292kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 33gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 162mgSodium: 759mgPotassium: 541mgFiber: 1gSugar: 0.2gVitamin A: 158IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 26mgIron: 2mg
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