KFC style chicken tender in air fryer || healthy no guilt recipe

Who doesn’t like Fried chicken tenders?

But sometimes we avoid it ,due to deep frying and getting concerned about consuming oil. We brought a solution to it. No oil, fried chicken tenders.

We made the chicken tenders in Air Fryer 😊

So,let’s start making KFC Style Chicken Tenders…in my style πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

Type- Appetizer

Preparation time- 15-20 minutes

Cooking time – 18-20 minutes each batch


  • 2 lb chicken breast cut into strips
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tbs salt
  • 2 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1.5 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1.5 tsp garlic powder
  • 1.5 tsp onion powder
  • 1.5 tsp of Italian seasoning
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp paprika or kashmiri lal mirch
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups of soda water (club soda)
  • 3 cups roughly crushed cornflakes


  • In a bowl add 2lb chicken and add 1 cup buttermilk
  • To it add 2 tsp crushed black pepper and 1 tbs salt
  • Then keep it marinated for 2-3 hours or overnight for the best result
  • Drain the excess buttermilk
  • In another bowl add 1 cup all purpose flour
  • To it add 1.5 tsp garlic powder,1.5 tsp ginger powder,1.5 tsp Italian seasoning,2 tsp paprika (kashmiri lal mirch) and salt to taste
  • Add 1 egg and mix it
  • Add almost 2 cups of soda for a fluffy texture
  • The batter should be thick
  • Add all the chicken pieces and mix
  • In place add 3 cups of roughly crushed cornflakes
  • Roll your chicken pieces and coat it properly
  • Then refrigerate it for at least 30 minutes
  • Line up an aluminum foil and add the chicken pieces
  • Spray with oil
  • Bake the chicken for 12 minutes on a chicken mode (380F) on one side
  • Then take it out and again spray with oil and bake for another 12 minutes on the chicken mode (380F)
  • Our chicken tenders in air fryer is ready and served
  • For the honey mustard sauce- add 3 tbs mayonnaise +1 tbs Dijon mustard+1 tbs honey + juice of 1/2 lime and mix
  • For hot mayo sauce- add 3 tbs mayonnaise +2 tbs hot sauce or any chilli sauce and mix

Our oil free Chicken tenders in air fryer is ready and served.

We’ve added a step by step video of the recipe in our YouTube channel πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

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