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Wooden cutting board with chicken strips coated in bread crumbs.

Air Fryer Chicken Strips Coated in Bread Crumbs

Easy air fryer crispy chicken strips coated in breadcrumbs. A quick recipe that you can make from scratch. All you will need are chicken breast, panko, one egg, salt, and pepper.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course, Quick Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 3 people
Calories 377 kcal


  • 1 lb Chicken Breasts (3 pieces)
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs or Panko
  • 1 Piece Egg
  • ½ teaspoon Salt or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil


  • Cut the meat into equal size strips.
    1 lb Chicken Breasts
  • Marinate the meat with salt, pepper, oil, and one egg. Leave the meat to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
    1 Piece Egg, ½ teaspoon Salt, ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper, 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • Roll over the chicken strips throught the panko until they will be well covered on all sides.
    1 cup Bread Crumbs
  • Arrange the meat in a single layer on the air fryer basket.
  • Cook chicken strips in the air fryer for 10 minutes at 400° F / 200° C.


  • Try to cut all the chicken strips into similar-sized strips. This will allow all of them to be cooked evenly.
  • Don't overcrowd the air fryer basket. If you need to cook a larger amount of chicken strips, for the best results, consider cooking them in a few batches.

Nutrition Estimates

Sodium: 847mgCalcium: 83mgVitamin C: 2mgVitamin A: 125IUSugar: 2gFiber: 2gPotassium: 653mgCholesterol: 151mgCalories: 377kcalTrans Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 2gFat: 12gProtein: 39gCarbohydrates: 26gIron: 3mg
Keyword air fryer, chicken, mid-week, quick recipes, under 30 minutes recipe
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