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Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

Quick and Easy Air Fryer Dinner Recipe! This Chicken Parmesan Air Fryer recipe is healthier than the original and just as good!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes 
  • Cook Time: 10minutes 
  • Total Time: 20 minutes 
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 541kcal


  • 2 – 8 oz chicken breasts
  • ¼ c. shredded Parmesan, not grated Parmesan
  • 1 c. Italian-style bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • ½ c. marinara sauce
  • ½ c. mozzarella cheese


  1. Set the temperature on the Air Fryer to 360 degrees F. Preheat for 3 minutes.
  2. Cut chicken breasts in half, lengthwise, and trim.
  3. Pound the chicken breasts into thinner pieces that are the same thickness.
  4. In a medium bowl mix together the breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese.
  5. In another bowl whisk the eggs together.
  6. Dip each piece of chicken in egg and then dredge in the breadcrumb mixture. Repeat with the remaining pieces of chicken.
  7. Place chicken breasts in a single layer inside of air fryer basket. If you are using a smaller air fryer you will need to cook in batches.
  8. Add chicken breasts to preheated Air Fryer and cook for 6 minutes. Flip the chicken breasts over and top with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese. Air fry for an additional 3-4 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
  9. Set aside and keep warm, repeat with the remaining 2 pieces


Calories: 541kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 1530mg | Potassium: 720mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 710IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 454mg | Iron: 4.3mg

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