Air Fryer Chicken Strips


Simple, basic air-fried chicken strips that are crunchy on the outside, tender on the inside, and packed full of flavor. Dip in ranch or your favorite dipping sauce.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon paprika

  • 1 tablespoon parsley flakes

  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 ½ pounds chicken tenderloins

  • cooking spray


  1. Preheat an air fryer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) according to manufacturer's instructions.

  2. Combine flour, paprika, parsley, seasoned salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Beat egg in a separate bowl.

  3. Dredge each chicken strip first in the seasoned flour, then in beaten egg, then back in the seasoned flour.

  4. Place as many strips in the basket as you can without overcrowding. Lightly mist the tops of the strips with cooking spray. Cook for 8 minutes. Flip strips over and lightly mist the tops with more cooking spray. Cook for 8 minutes more. Repeat with any remaining strips.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

236 Calories
5g Fat
18g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 236
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 228mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 276mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. 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.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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