Are you tired of the same old chicken tenders? Look no further than Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Tenders! This recipe combines the crispiness and taste of fried chicken with the spicy kick of buffalo sauce.
Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Tenders are so good and so easy. They also make for the perfect lunch, tossed with Buffalo Sauce; both of my kids really loved them, and you know what, they are truly simple.
While everyone loves a great Air Fryer Copycat Version of Chick-Fil-A, let me tell you there is nothing better than air frying up a batch of pre-cooked/frozen chicken strips and tossing them in some sauce to give it that homemade feel. Busy moms and dads know exactly what I am talking about.
Here are some other of my Air Fryer Recipes for frozen foods, designed for ease of cooking in the air fryer. Air Fryer French Fries, Air Fryer Onion Rings, and course Air Fryer Pierogies. All are designed to produce amazing results in minutes!
How To Make Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Tenders
Start by pouring the frozen chicken tenders into the air fryer basket, and then set the temperature to 400 degrees F, air fryer setting for 10-12 minutes. Shaking the basket several times during the cooking process.
Then once the chicken tenders are fully cooked, toss them with the homemade sauce.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can You Cook Frozen Chicken Tenders In Air Fryer?
Yes, they are so simple to make, you don’t even need to preheat the air fryer, just put them in frozen. Saving you lots of time!
How Long Should You Cook Frozen Chicken Tenders In Air Fryer?
Depending on how large they are, they will need to cook for about 12-16 minutes. Make sure that your chicken says fully cooked, as the raw chicken will take longer to the air fryer, than precooked chicken.
What Are The Best Chicken Tenders?
My family really enjoys Trader Joe’s, Tyson chicken tenders, Banquet, and Perdue. Find one that your family loves to eat, and it’s a great quick meal.
How Do I Cook Tyson Buffalo Chicken Strips In Air Fryer?
These make for excellent sandwiches, simply place the FROZEN chicken patty in for 7-8 minutes at 400 degrees F.
Great Sauces For Serving With Frozen Spicy Chicken Tenders
- Honey Mustard
- Creamy Ranch
- Hot Mustard
- Tangy BBQ
- Spicy Buffalo
- Curry Sauce
Whatever your family loves to use.
What To Serve With Chicken Tenders
- French Fries
- Cole Slaw
- Sweet Potato Fries
- Fried Pickles
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Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Tenders
- 1 package frozen chicken tenders or strips
- 1/2 cup Buffalo Sauce
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- Start by pouring the frozen chicken tenders into the air fryer basket, and then set the temperature to 400 degrees F, air fryer setting for 10-12 minutes. Shaking the basket several times during the cooking process.
- Then once the chicken tenders are fully cooked, toss with the homemade sauce.
To Make the Buffalo Sauce:
- While the chicken is air frying, in a microwave-safe bowl, add the butter and Buffalo Sauce, microwave for about two minutes, stop every 30 seconds, and mixing. Microwave until the butter is melted.
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