Healthy Meal Prep
Air-Fried Chicken Strips Recipe

Air-Fried Chicken Strips


Using your air fryer and cooking spray will ensure these chicken strips come out perfectly crispy.


  • 1 ½ pounds chicken tenderloins
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon adobo seasoning (such as Goya®), or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican seasoning mix (such as Goya® Sazonador Total)
  • cooking spray


  1. Remove membrane from each chicken tenderloin. Soak chicken tenderloins in buttermilk for 1 to 2 hours.
  2. Preheat an air fryer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) according to manufacturer's instructions.
  3. Combine panko, flour, adobo seasoning, and Mexican seasoning in a bowl. Mix well. Drain off the buttermilk and press tenderloins into the panko mixture.
  4. Spray air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place tenderloins into the air fryer basket and spray with cooking spray. Air fry for 8 minutes. Flip each tenderloin and spray again. Air fry for 8 minutes. Shake basket and spray tenderloins once more. Air fry for 4 more minutes.

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Nutritional Information

Air-Fried Chicken Strips

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 199.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 43 %
carbohydrates: 7 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 2 %
fat: 6 %
saturated fat: 6 %
cholesterol: 17 %
vitamin a iu: 1 %
niacin equivalents: 86 %
vitamin b6: 23 %
vitamin c: 1 %
folate: 6 %
calcium: 6 %
iron: 7 %
magnesium: 8 %
potassium: 6 %
sodium: 8 %
thiamin: 14 %
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*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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