Air Fryer Chicken Strips Recipe – juicy, tender, crispy and delicious strips of chicken breast, air fried to perfection and served with your favorite honey mustard dipping sauce. Kids favorite, perfect for an appetizer or a quick lunch.
3 4 oz/120 grams Boneless skinless chicken breasts or pre cut chicken tenders (about 12 oz total)
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 cup flour — or cornstarch
1/2 tsp talian seasoning — optional
2 eggs + 1 tbsp milk
1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs — regular, seasoned or Panko
Cut each chicken breast into 4-5 strips vertically (they will be about 1/2 inch wide).Or use pre cut chicken tenders from the store.
Season with salt and pepper.
Place the cornstarch in a shallow bowl.
Beat the eggs.
Place the breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl and add the Italian seasoning (optional).
Dip each chicken strip in cornstarch.
Next dip in the beaten eggs. Toss in bread crumbs.
Spray the basket of the Air Fryer with cooking spray.
Add the chicken strips and spray with oil on top.
Air fry for 7 minutes, then turn and cook for 7 more minutes on the other side at 390 F.
The tenders will be golden and crispy on the outside and the internal temperature should be 165 F (75 C).
Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.