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17 mouthwatering air fryer pork chop recipes that are utterly juicy

17 mouthwatering air fryer pork chop recipes that are utterly juicy


It’s been a long time since you haven’t seen your friends. You and your besties planned to have a get-together at your home. You were assigned to prepare the food and eager to surprise them with your to-die-for recipes.   

As your excitement over the looming party rose to its height, you forgot the essential part of food prep, DOING GROCERIES! (You’re doomed!)

The good news is you have those pork chops in the fridge and this godsend of an air fryer. But what recipe should you serve to your friends?

Cooking pork chops in the air fryer is a more convenient alternative than frying them in a skillet. 

All you need is prep the pork chops, put them inside the fryer, and wait until they’re done!

I listed seven of my go-to air fryer pork chops. Hope you like them too!

A close-up photo of two bone-in pork chops seasoned with a fresh herb mixture of lemon and rosemary.

1. Air Fryer Parmesan Pork Chops

These air fryer parmesan pork chops are sure to be a big hit at your next BBQ party!

The panko bread crumbs provide the pork chops that are irresistibly crispy while the parmesan cheese offers a rich buttery flavor of the recipe. 

These pork chops are best served with homemade ranch dip

Find full details of the recipe here.

2. Air Fryer Ranch Pork Chops

These air fryer thin pork chops have a ranch flavoring that takes the pork chops to the next level. 

This pork chop recipe cooks in just a few minutes, thanks to the magic of the air fryer.

If you’re not into ranch, you can use any of your favorite flavor combinations. There are no rules!

Here’s the recipe.

3. Shake ‘N Bake Style Pork Chops

These air fryer boneless pork chops are super juicy and crispy that might surprise all of your guests big time during your next gathering. 

The combination of onion powder, black pepper, paprika, and garlic powder enhances the flavor of the pork chops. 

Quick tip: We recommend serving these pork chops with creamy red potato salad.

Check out the full details of the recipe here

4. Keto Air Fryer Pork Chops

Cooking these pork chops in an air fryer requires no oil as you do with traditional frying. 

The highlight of this recipe is the pork rind breading that provides a crunchy and golden-brown color to your pork chops. 

Also, it’s low carb, so you don’t need to worry about throwing your healthy eating plan off course. 

Here’s the recipe

5. Air Fryer Honey Mesquite Pork Chops

What I like about this air fryer honey mesquite pork chops is its crusty outer layer and juicy pork inside. It has a mesquite seasoning that boasts sweetness, juiciness, as well as smoky flavor to the pork chops.

The recipe is super quick and easy, perfect for your any gathering or weeknight meal. 

Anything that you love and enjoy can be paired with these pork chops. My personal favorite is to serve some simple tomato salad on the side. 

Get this air fryer-inspired recipe here

6. Honey Garlic Air Fryer Pork Chops

The pork chops in this recipe are so juicy enough to make the gang fall in love. 

The honey garlic sauce adds that extra touch of juiciness to the pork chops and provides a little kick in every bite. 

They’re great to pair with this roasted asparagus

Here’s the recipe

7. Air Fryer Thick Pork Chops

These air fryer thick pork chops are coated with numerous spices such as brown sugar, paprika, ground mustard, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. 

The result? A tender, juicy, and flavorsome one! 

Slice the pork chops in thin slices, and get some of the seasoned juice on each bite. I bet you’re going to love it!

Check out the recipe here

8. Air Fryer Brown Sugar Glazed Pork Chops

Everyone in your family gathering will remember this air-fried pork chop recipe. 

What’s so special about this dish is the addition of simple brown sugar glaze which creates a flavor explosion in your mouth!

And the good news is this recipe is straightforward to whip up. Simply preheat the air fryer, create the blend, rub the mixture to the pork chops, then cook! 

For a complete meal, pair the meat with hot rice or any of your favorite roasted vegetables. 

Unlock this recipe here.

9. 8-Minute Air Fryer Pork Chops

This air-fried pork chop dish is easier to make than the other recipes as it requires a few ingredients and eight minutes of cooking time. 

Just keep an eye on the meat and make sure to flip them to avoid overcooking. 

You’ll want to enjoy these pork chops immediately as they’re best when hot, but you can always save any extra and reheat them when you need some meat. 

Get the recipe here.

10. Air Fried Pork Chops With Brussels Sprouts

Pork chops and brussels sprouts? Sign me in! 

This irresistible fusion of crispy and sweet is the ultimate air fryer indulgence. The recipe calls for a handful of ingredients, but the final dish is too darned good!

The secret to the perfect air fryer pork chops is cooking the meat at high temperature for 10-13 minutes, preferably 400 degrees Fahrenheit. 
Pair this incredible combo with rice and witness the birth of a new-level good meal. 

Here’s the recipe.

11. Air Fryer Pork Chops and Garlic Broccoli

Pork chops and broccoli fuses to create a flavorful weeknight dinner that can leave your entire family in awe. 

It takes 20 minutes to make four servings. What’s more, the seasoning mix yields enough delicious mouthfeel to make the meat shine. 

Top these pork chops with a dollop of flavored or compound butter for a fancier feel. 

Get the recipe here.

12. Air Fryer Pork Bites With Mushrooms

On the hunt for a dish that satisfies your pork chop cravings? You better give these air fryer pork bites. 

They’re juicy, crispy, and perfectly flavorful!

This new take on pork chops calls for mushrooms, onions, butter, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder. 

If you’re running out of Worcestershire sauce, you can use the same amount of soy sauce as the amount of Worcestershire called for in this recipe. 

Smart tip: Cut the pork chops into similar-sized bites to ensure they’re cooked evenly. 

Unlock this recipe here.

13. Italian-Inspired Air Fryer Pork Chops

With the magic of the air fryer, you’ll be able to get the juicy and tender pork chops you love to indulge in without an oily mess. 

And the surprise doesn’t stop there–this recipe lends some classic flavors of Italian porchetta to your favorite pork cut!

But if you want to achieve more golden-brown and crisp perfection, give your pork chops a rub down with a small amount of oil before combining them with salt, pepper, rosemary, fennel seeds, and red pepper flakes.

Get the recipe here.

14. Pecan Crusted Air Fryer Pork Chops

With the perfect blend of pecans and aromatic seasonings, this gluten-free air fryer recipe is an easy and nutritious way to enjoy your favorite meat without sacrificing its flavor. 

Crispy on the outside, juicy and tender on the inside, you can make these pork chops as a centerpiece for any of your family gatherings. 

It’s more delicious when served hot along with Dijon mustard on its side. 

Get the recipe here.

15. Air Fryer Pork Chops With Apples

Apples alongside pork chops? Why not!

Expect a lot of juiciness coming in at your family table when serving these divine air-fried pork chops. 

The recipe is bursting with interesting mouthfeel coming from the blend of apples, red cabbage, onions, paprika, and cumin. 

To incorporate more flavor, feel free to use your favorite spice blend. Or jazz it up for dinnertime with cooked rice or garlic mashed potatoes. 

Here’s the recipe.

16. Air Fryer Pork Chops Wrapped in Bacon

These aren’t your average pork chops- in addition to being wrapped in bacon, this dinnertime entree is coated in brown sugar, salt, garlic salt, chili powder, and paprika. The brown sugar creates a nice sweet touch to the bacon while the dash of chili powder and paprika lends a nice heat to the final dish. 

It’s scrumptious, family-friendly, and easy to prepare. You might want to double this recipe—you’re going to want leftovers!

Get the recipe here.

17. Chipotle Air Fryer Pork Chops

Seasoned with spicy seasoning with the flavors of garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and chili powder, these air fryer pork chops make a hearty dinner.

Serve them alongside creamy and fluffy mashed potatoes and crispy roasted brussels sprouts with lemon parmesan dressing. 


The secret to perfectly tender and juicy pork chops is two-fold: First, cooking the meat at 400°F for 12 minutes and the second is allowing it to rest before serving them at the table.

Read more about this recipe here.

The bottom line

My air fryer is my definitive life-saver, especially during the busiest of days. It’s so easy to use, allowing me to achieve some extraordinary cooking results – from parmesan pork chops right down to air fryer thick pork chops! 

If you like anything about pork chops, you’re going to love these recipes in my recipe box as well!

17 Air Fryer Pork Chop Recipes

17 Air Fryer Pork Chop Recipes

17 gorgeous air fryer pork chop recipes that are irresistibly crisp and juicy


  • Air fryer parmesan pork chops
  • Air fryer ranch pork chops
  • Shake ‘n bake style pork chops
  • Keto air fryer pork chops
  • Air fryer honey mesquite pork chops
  • Honey garlic air fryer pork chops
  • Air fryer thick pork chops
  • Air fryer brown sugar glazed pork chops
  • 8-minute air fryer pork chops
  • Air fried pork chops with brussels sprouts
  • Air fryer pork Chops and garlic broccoli
  • Air fryer pork bites with mushrooms
  • Italian-inspired air fryer pork chops
  • Pecan crusted air fryer pork chops
  • Air fryer pork chops with apples
  • Air fryer pork chops wrapped in bacon
  • Chipotle air fryer pork chops


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