Air Fryer Pretzel Chicken Tenders

- A perfectly crispy pretzel-crusted exterior - Sweet and spicy hot honey butter - Made entirely in the air fryer and a weeknight favorite

This chicken features...

- Egg - Milk - All-purpose flour - Pretzels - Garlic powder - Onion powder

- Chicken breasts - Butter - Honey - Hot sauce - Unsalted butter


Dredge chicken tenders in flour until evenly coated, shaking off excess.

Flour chicken


Dip flour-coated chicken tenders in beaten egg and milk until evenly coated.

Dip in egg


Combine pretzel crumbs, garlic powder, and onion powder in a shallow bowl. Roll egg-coated chicken tenders in pretzel crumbs.

Roll in pretzels


Spray a 4-qt air fryer with nonstick spray and preheat to 400F. Arrange chicken in a single layer, spray with nonstick spray, and air fry at 400F 10-12 minutes.

Air fry chicken


In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, simmer butter, honey, and hot sauce together until bubbly.

Make sauce


Drizzle hot honey glaze over air fryer chicken tenders and serve tenders immediately with ranch for dipping if desired. Enjoy!

Glaze chicken