Air-fryer chicken tenders recipe

Air-fryer chicken tenders recipe

The air fryer is used only to make these crispy chicken tenders. Accompany with a gooey mustard and honey sauce for dipping.


  1. Mini chicken fillets, 650g
  2. 50 grams of ordinary flour
  3. 1/2 tsp paprika smoked1 tsp finely chopped garlic
  4. One teaspoon of dried parsley
  5. two beaten medium eggs
  6. 150g of cornflakes
  7. spritz motor oil
  8. Two tablespoons of mayonnaise
  9. One tablespoon of runny honey
  10. American yellow mustard, 1 tablespoon
  11. A teaspoon of wholegrain mustard


  • Method 1: Set the air fryer’s temperature to 200°C. Apply a little layer of oil to the basket.
  • 2. Combine the flour, granulated garlic, parsley, smoked paprika, and a generous pinch of salt and black pepper in a bowl. Transfer the whisked eggs to a another bowl.
  • 3. Place half of the cornflakes in a big zip-seal bag and use a rolling pin to crush them into fine crumbs.
  • 4. Working in two batches, thoroughly coat the chicken small fillets by dredging them in the seasoned flour, then the egg, and then the cornflakes bag.
  • 5. Place the strips in the air fryer in a single layer and mist the tops with additional oil. Cook, stirring after 8 minutes, for 12 to 15 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • 6. In the interim, crush the remaining 75g of cornflakes and dispose of the soggy cornflake crumbs. Cover the remaining chicken so it’s ready to cook.
  • 7. To make the sauce, combine the honey, mayonnaise, and both mustards; add a dash of black pepper. Toss into a small serving bowl and serve immediately.
  • 8. Prepare the remaining chicken tenders in the same manner.

Advice: To make them free of gluten,substituting the plain flour for a gluten-free flour blend.

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