Air-Fried Pork Chops

Air-fried pork chops are a healthier alternative to the traditional pan-fried or deep-fried pork chops, offering a deliciously crispy exterior and a juicy, tender interior without the excess oil. The air fryer works by circulating hot air around the food, achieving a crispy texture similar to frying but with significantly less fat. This guide will ... Read more

Air-Fried Pork Chops

Air-fried pork chops are a healthier alternative to the traditional pan-fried or deep-fried pork chops, offering a deliciously crispy exterior and a juicy, tender interior without the excess oil. The air fryer works by circulating hot air around the food, achieving a crispy texture similar to frying but with significantly less fat. This guide will provide you with a simple yet effective recipe to cook the best air-fried pork chops that are both juicy inside and crispy on the outside, perfect for a quick dinner or a hearty meal.

Crafting the Perfect Air-Fried Pork Chops

Ingredients and Preparation

For the Pork Chops:

  • 4 bone-in pork chops, about 1-inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Optional: 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme or rosemary

Cooking Instructions