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Plate with crispy chicken tenders and a gravy boat with honey mustard dressing.
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How To Reheat Chicken Tenders (4 Ways)

4 Simple ways to reheat chicken tenders and the step-by-step instructions for each method including the oven, air fryer, stovetop, and microwave.
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: How to reheat chicken tenders, How to reheat leftover chicken tenders, reheat chicken tender on the stove, reheat chicken tenders in the airfryer, reheat chicken tenders in the mircowave, reheat chicken tenders in the oven
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Bob


  • Airfryer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop


  • Leftover chicken tenders


Air fryer Method

  • Preheat air fryer to 400°F
  • Place leftover chicken tenders in the air fryer basket spaced out so that air can get around each one.
  • Allow them to cook for 5-7 minutes or until they are reheated.

Oven Method

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Lay chicken tenders out on a baking sheet
  • Cook for 10-12 minutes. You may want to flip them over halfway through.

Microwave Method

  • Place chicken tenders spaced out onto a microwave-safe dish.
  • Cook on high heat for 30-40 seconds at a time.
  • Flip them over and cook again for 30-40 seconds. Repeat until heated.

Stovetop Method

  • Preheat your frying pan on medium to low heat
  • Once the pan is heated, add a tablespoon of olive oil and allow it to heat for about 30 seconds
  • Add your chicken tenders to the hot oil and let cook for 3-5 minutes moving and flipping them until they are reheated.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 228kcal | Protein: 42g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 740mg | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg