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Everything Bagel Chicken Tenders

Making these everything bagel chicken tenders is so quick and easy. This is a delicious dinner idea that is family friendly and great for lunch too!

When it comes to making quick dinner or lunch recipes you probably find yourself growing bored of the same things over and over again, right?! I know I do! Instead of making a boring old staple from your meal plan tonight, try out these everything bagel chicken tenders.

If you haven’t jumped on board the everything bagel seasoning train yet you are missing out. Check out all the awesome ways you can use everything bagel seasoning in your life. Use it on this sheet pan asparagus too!

For those of you looking for more chicken recipes, check out this collection of ground chicken recipes!

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What is everything bagel seasoning?

It’s a cult! No, just kidding, everything bagel seasoning is a blend of seasonings and spices that you can buy in bulk most places now. It’s just like what would be on an everything bagel…only you can put it on everything!

For those of you who are watching your salt intake…you can also get a Mrs. Dash version that is very good but just doesn’t have the salt!

You can then use this seasoning on everything from popcorn to chicken and even homemade bagels or dip!

If you are interested in making your own everything bagel seasoning blend at home, check out this easy recipe for homemade everything bagel seasoning!

A close up of the finished air fryer chicken tenders with everything bagel seasoning.

How are we cooking these homemade chicken tenders?

This recipe for everything bagel chicken tenders uses the air fryer to achieve that crispy crunch on the outside that you want without the oil and deep frying! It’s a much healthier way to cook chicken.

If you have picky eaters this is a great way to make one of their favorites at home without having to feel like you are serving them up junk food for dinner!

A top down look at the finished air fryer everything bagel chicken tenders ready to eat.

Air fryers have come a very long way in a short period of time. Now they’re essentially little ovens that can do everything our big oven can do PLUS a ton more. I love my air fryer oven and I use it regularly to avoid having to heat up the whole house in the summer, making a mess in the larger oven, and just to handle smaller jobs that I don’t feel like cleaning all the pans out of our oven for 😉

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What do I need to make everything bagel chicken tenders at home?

Here’s a quick idea of what you’ll need to make these really easy chicken tenders at home. It’s a simple recipe and a simple selection of ingredients that you can grab on your next grocery order. Be sure to check out the full amounts in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post.

Ingredients for making everything bagel seasoning chicken tenders.

For this recipe we will use everything bagel seasoning, cooking spray, boneless skinless chicken breasts, panko bread crumbs, and eggs. That’s it! Just five ingredients and some non stick spray and you are ready to make dinner! Woohoo!

If you love limited ingredients recipes be sure to check out this collection of the best 5 ingredient or less dinners!

A plate full of the finished chicken tenders with everything bagel seasoning.

How to make air fryer chicken tenders:

If you don’t want to make these into everything bagel chicken tenders you can just use whatever blend of spices you like and keep everything else the same. The process will work with any seasoning that you might like on your chicken tenders made in the air fryer.

Try out some powdered ranch dressing some time…it’s amazing on chicken and great on air fried chicken tenders!

Everything bagel seasoning on a spoon shown up close.

Add everything seasoning to the bread crumbs.

Mix well.

Making the dredge

Dip chicken into beaten egg.

Chicken being put into the beaten eggs.

Roll in bread crumbs.

Now they're being dipped in bread crumbs.

Place in air fryer or on air fryer racks.

Ready to be air fryer cooked.

Lightly spray with cooking spray.

Air fry for 15 minutes at 375.

Finished chicken tenders with everything bagel seasoning.

Serve with your favorite cooking spray & enjoy!

A close up look at the finished everything bagel chicken tenders.

Looking for even more delicious recipes to try?

Here are some other recipes that you are going to love. Don’t forget to check out this collection of over 20 ways to use everything bagel seasoning in the kitchen and then dive into some of these other recipes and collections!

A finished look at the chicken tenders ready to eat.

Printable Everything Bagel Chicken Tenders Recipe:

Yield: 2 Servings

Everything Bagel Chicken Tenders

Featured image showing the finished everything bagel chicken tenders ready to eat.

Making these everything bagel chicken tenders is so quick and easy. This is a delicious dinner idea that is family friendly and great for lunch too!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Chicken Breasts Sliced
  • 1 Cup Panko Crumbs
  • 2 Tablespoons Everything Seasoning
  • 2 Eggs
  • Cooking Spray

Instructions

  1. Add everything seasoning to the bread crumbs.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Dip chicken into beaten egg.
  4. Roll in bread crumbs.
  5. Place in air fryer or on air fryer racks.
  6. Lightly spray with cooking spray.
  7. Air fry for 15 minutes at 375.
  8. Serve with your favorite cooking spray & enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Yield

2

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 668Total Fat 16gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 379mgSodium 5193mgCarbohydrates 41gFiber 3gSugar 4gProtein 84g

As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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