Doritos Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Doritos Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Doritos air fryer chicken tenders are my kids new favorite dinner meal. Any time we add Doritos to a meal they are usually pretty happy. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer doritos chicken tender recipe, air fryer doritos chicken tenders
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 352 kcal


  • 8-12 boneless skinless chicken tenders
  • 1 large bag of Doritos
  • 1 cup Panko crumbs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp. cajun spice
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • Olive oil cooking spray as needed


  1. Using a sealed Ziploc bag add your Doritos, crush the Doritos so that they are a texture similar to Panko crumbs.
  2. Pour the Dorito crumbs and Panko into a medium sized bowl and set to the side
  3. Place flour, cajun spiced, and cayenne pepper in one bowl and eggs in another.
  4. Whisk the eggs.
  5. Preheat your Air fryer (if needed) to the chicken pre-set temperature or 380.
  6. Take a chicken tender and put it in the flour and dredge them.
  7. Shake off any excess flour.
  8. Place it in the egg wash and turn them so they are evenly coated in egg.
  9. Now dredge it in the crushed Doritos Panko mix.
  10. Place on a baking sheet.
  11. Do this with the remaining chicken strips.
  12. Place the tenders in your Air Fryer and cook for 12-14 minutes.
  13. ENJOY
Nutrition Facts
Doritos Air Fryer Chicken Tenders
Amount Per Serving
Calories 352 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 113mg38%
Sodium 294mg13%
Potassium 355mg10%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 835IU17%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.