This air-fried Parmesan boneless pork chops recipe offers a delightful combination of simplicity and flavor, making it an ideal choice for a quick and tasty meal. The prep time of just 5 minutes and a cook time of 20 minutes result in a total cooking time of 25 minutes, providing a convenient solution for busy schedules. The blend of Parmesan cheese, paprika, garlic powder, salt, parsley, and black pepper creates a well-balanced seasoning that contributes to the chops’ savory appeal.

To achieve optimal results, the boneless pork chops are coated with extra virgin olive oil before being dredged in the flavorful Parmesan mixture. The air fryer, preheated to 380 degrees F, works its magic by cooking the chops for 10 minutes, with a halfway flip for even browning. The result is a tender and juicy chop that retains its natural flavors while boasting a crisp and flavorful exterior.

A thoughtful recipe tip suggests an efficient method for coating the chops by using a long, flat-lidded plastic to-go container. This not only ensures an even distribution of the Parmesan mixture but also minimizes cleanup, making the cooking process even more convenient. The nutrition facts reveal a well-balanced meal, with a moderate calorie count of 305 and a protein-packed 35g, making it a satisfying and wholesome option for any occasion. Serve hot and relish the perfectly air-fried Parmesan boneless pork chops, embodying the harmony of simplicity and culinary excellence.

Easy Air Fryer Pork Chops

Boneless pork chops cooked to perfection in the air fryer. This recipe is so easy and you couldn’t ask for a more tender and juicy chop.

Recipe by Soup Loving Nicole

Prep Time:

5 mins

Cook Time:

20 mins

Total Time:

25 mins


  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 (5 ounce) boneless pork chops
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 380 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Combine Parmesan cheese, paprika, garlic powder, salt, parsley, and pepper in a flat shallow dish; mix well.
  3. Coat each pork chop with olive oil. Dredge both sides of each chop in the Parmesan mixture and set on a plate.
  4. Place 2 chops in the basket of the air fryer and cook for 10 minutes; flipping halfway through cook time. Transfer to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes. Repeat with remaining chops.
  5. Served hot and enjoy!

Recipe Tip

For easy cleanup and less mess, mix Parmesan mixture in a long flat-lidded plastic to-go container. Place one chop in at a time, snap the lid, and shake. Transfer coated chop to a plate and repeat with remaining chops. Perfectly coated chops every single time!

Nutrition Facts

total fat 17g 
saturated fat 5g 
cholesterol 90mg 
sodium 685mg 
total carbohydrate 2g 
dietary fiber 0g 
total sugars 0g 
protein 35g 
vitamin c 1mg 
calcium 121mg 
iron 1mg 
potassium 457mg