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Air Fryer Publix Premium Breaded Chicken Tenderloins

publix bag of premium breaded chicken tenderloins

Air Fryer Publix Premium Breaded Chicken Tenderloins


Publix Premium Breaded Chicken Tenderloins become irresistibly crispy and golden when cooked in an air fryer. These tenderloins are a convenient and healthier alternative to deep-fried chicken, offering a delicious crunch with every bite. Perfect for a family dinner, quick snack, or as a protein-packed addition to salads and wraps, these chicken tenderloins are versatile and sure to please.

Ingredients List

  • 1 package of Publix Premium Breaded Chicken Tenderloins

Step by Step Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (204°C) for about 3-5 minutes.

  • Arrange the chicken tenderloins in the air fryer basket in a single layer, ensuring they are not touching to allow for even cooking.

  • Cook for 12-15 minutes, turning once halfway through to ensure even browning and crispiness on all sides.

  • Serve hot, with your choice of dipping sauces on the side.

plate of publix chicken tenderloins

Pro Tips and Suggestions

  • Serve these crispy chicken tenderloins with a side of sweet potato fries and coleslaw for a complete meal.

  • Dip in a variety of sauces such as honey mustard, BBQ, or ranch to keep every bite interesting.

  • Lightly spray the tenderloins with cooking spray before air frying to achieve an extra crispy coating.

  • Cut cooked tenderloins into bite-sized pieces and toss them in a salad for a hearty lunch option.

Interesting Alterations You May Want to Try

  • Toss the cooked tenderloins in Buffalo sauce for a spicy kick, perfect for game day snacks.

  • Wrap the tenderloins in lettuce wraps with avocado and salsa for a low-carb, flavorful meal.

  • Create a chicken Parmesan by topping the cooked tenderloins with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella, then broil for a minute until the cheese is bubbly.

Key Takeaways and Calories

  • Cooking Publix Premium Breaded Chicken Tenderloins in the air fryer offers a quick, delicious, and healthier way to enjoy breaded chicken.

  • This method is perfect for those seeking a convenient meal solution without sacrificing taste or texture.

  • Each serving of chicken tenderloins contains approximately 220 calories, making it a nutritious option for any meal.


Air Fryer Publix Premium Breaded Chicken Tenderloins are a game-changer for quick and healthy meals. With their perfect crispiness and tender meat, these chicken tenderloins can elevate any dish or be enjoyed on their own with your favorite sides and sauces.

Enjoy the ease and versatility they bring to your kitchen, making meal prep both simple and delicious.



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