Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Air Fryer Chicken Tenders by

Chef Julia


Serves: 4

Pair with a spicy honey mustard sauce and Ingles’ fresh cut vegetables!


  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. dried parsley
  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 8-10 chicken tenderloins (about 1¼ -1½ lbs.)
  • coconut oil cooking spray


  1. Combine almond flour, garlic powder, parsley, paprika, salt, and pepper into a shallow bowl.
  2. Whisk eggs thoroughly in a separate bowl and add a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Dredge the chicken in the egg mixture, then fully coat in the dry mixture. Shake off excess powder and transfer to a clean plate.
  4. Spray the inside of the air fryer with coconut oil. Arrange chicken tenders in the air fryer, making sure they are each laying flat.
  5. Cook at 390°F for 7 minutes. Flip chicken tenders and cook for another 4 minutes on the opposite side.