Naked Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Tender, juicy and full of flavor, these naked chicken tenders are air fried in no time. There’s no breading so these chicken fingers are low carb and fuss-free!

Ingredients Needed

– chicken tenderloins – 1 tbsp garlic powder – 2 tsp onion powder – 2 tsp paprika – 2 tsp chili powder – 2 tsp oregano – 1 tsp salt – 1/2 tsp pepper – 3 tbsp lime juice – 1 tbsp olive oil

Equipment Needed

– small mixing bowl – Air Fryer – oil mister – tongs

Combine Seasonings in a small bowl


Add 1 tbsp garlic powder, 2 tsp each onion powder, paprika, chili powder and oregano, 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper to a small bowl. Mix well.

Marinade chicken


Add 3 tbsp lime juice, and 1 tbsp olive oil to a bag. Place  8 chicken tenders in bag and coat chicken thoroughly with marinade.

Season chicken


Liberally season the chicken tenders on both sides and gently rub in to the meat.

Air Fry Chicken


Preheat air fryer to 375 and grease inside tray with olive oil. Place chicken tenders inside the tray. Do not crowd.

Air Fry chicken


Cook chicken tenders for 12-15 minutes, turning them half way through cooking. 

Amanda Kolb

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