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Crumbed Chicken Tenderloins (Air Fried)

Rated as 4.79 out of 5 Stars

"These beat chicken nuggets any day and the recipe is so simple. I tend to use chicken tenderloins but you can use sliced chicken breasts if easier."
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Ingredients

27 m servings 253
Original recipe yields 4 servings (8 tenderloins)

Directions

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  1. Preheat an air fryer to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Watch Now
  2. Whisk egg in a small bowl. Watch Now
  3. Mix bread crumbs and oil together in a second bowl until mixture becomes loose and crumbly. Watch Now
  4. Dip each chicken tenderloin into the bowl of egg; shake off any residual egg. Dip chicken into the crumb mixture, making sure it is evenly and fully covered. Lay chicken tenderloins into the basket of the air fryer. Cook until no longer pink in the center, about 12 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Watch Now

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute butter for the vegetable oil if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 253 calories; 11.4 9.8 26.2 109 171 Full nutrition

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Made exactly as written using Panko breadcrumbs and these were perfect as written. Plan on 20 minutes for your airfryer to preheat and do not over fill your basket. The chicken pieces should not...

Most helpful critical review

It was ok but next time I'd add red pepper flakes for more flavor or REAL parm cheese (or something like that)

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Made exactly as written using Panko breadcrumbs and these were perfect as written. Plan on 20 minutes for your airfryer to preheat and do not over fill your basket. The chicken pieces should not...

This was delicious! I’ve never mixed panko with oil before, and I’ll never bread chicken any other way from now on. I used Italian-style panko and cut 3 chicken cutlets into strips for the hubby...

Great! Cut up 3 chicken breast into thin strips , Coated in mixture of seasoned garlic and herb bread and panko crumbs. Added cayenne and garlic powder to crumbs. Used 3 beaten eggs and did...

Perfect! First air fryer recipe used and it was a hit with me and my husband! For my personal preferences I added onion powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper. This time I will use a fu...

These turned out great!!! I added a packet of Hidden Valley Ranch to the panko and it really made for a flavorful breading.

Whole family loved it. I didn't add anything and made it the way the recipe said. I did flip my chicken half way through so they were evenly browned.

It was crispy and delicious! I seasoned the chicken with salt and pepper before breading it, and I also added a bit of salt and pepper to the bread crumbs. I will definitely make this again!

This turned out great! I did a double batch, whisked in some honey mustard and pepper with the eggs, and used lemon flavoured olive oil with Panko crumbs. I did 3 tenders in the basket at a time...

It was ok but next time I'd add red pepper flakes for more flavor or REAL parm cheese (or something like that)