Air Fried Pork Chops Recipe
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This air fried pork chops recipe is a wonderfully lean way to enjoy pork for dinner!
The spices are simple, basic spices that most people already have in their pantry. The process is simple enough and all you have to do is cook whatever side dish you want to enjoy with your pork chops while they cook!
Air Fryer Recipes
If you are on the fence about buying an air fryer, I understand the hesitancy. It’s another, not-so-small gadget taking up room on your countertop. But if you love fried foods, an air fryer is a great way to get pretty close, while reducing your fat intake considerably. You can make some pretty darn healthy meals using an air fryer! If you’d like more ideas, you can find all my air fryer recipes here. And I have more on the way!
Easy Air Fryer Meals
Air fryer meals are super easy to make! The cleanup is minimal and the food is always delicious. You can enjoy the fact that you won’t have to stand over the stove cooking in a skillet with tons of oil. An air fryer cooks your food well and allows you to tend to other things while it cooks. I love appliances that free up my hands for doing things like cooking side dishes or get the dishes done before dinner!
Pork Chop Air Fryer Time
The amount of time your pork chops will cook in an air fryer will depend on their thickness. Thinner pork chops (about 1 inch) need approximately 12-13 minutes. Thicker pork chops (about 2 inches) will need more time. About 20-22 minutes. The most important step you can take is using a meat thermometer to check the temperature of your cooked pork chops. Anything less than 165 F. will require more cooking to avoid illness from undercooked pork.
How Do You Reheat Pork Chops In An Air Fryer
If you have leftover pork chops you want to reheat, it’s a fairly quick and simple process. Simply set the air fryer to 375 degrees F. and cook for 3-5 minutes. Your pork chops will taste just as good as they did when you first cooked them!
How To Make Air Fryer Pork Chops
The process is pretty quick and simple! I would first start cooking whatever sides you want to enjoy with your pork chops, as they will probably take longer to cook than the pork chops. When ready, put a light coat of oil on your chops, sprinkle with spices on both sides, place in the air fryer and cook. Everything will cook at the same time, and dinner will be ready quickly and with minimal fuss or dishes to wash.
If you are wanting to purchase an air fryer, you can read the review for the air fryer I have here. There are also several other air fryers on the market that I’m hearing good things about. They are these here:
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Air Fried Pork Chops Recipe
Air Fried Pork Chops
- Air Fryer
- 1 ½ lbs. bone-in pork chops (about 3 chops)
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 tsp. salt
- ½ tsp. ground black pepper
- 1 tsp. ground paprika
- cooking spray (I use oil in an oil sprayer)
- Place pork chops on a flat work surface.
- Drizzle olive oil over pork chops.
- Sprinkle seasonings over the chops, coating them well on each side.
- Allow pork chops to marinate 30 minutes in the fridge.
- Once pork chops have been marinated, place into the Air Fryer and spray with cooking spray for a crispy pork chop.
- Set temperature to 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 10-13 minutes, depending on the thickness of the pork chop and how well done you want it. (This may have to be done in batches, depending on the size of your pork chops.)
- Once timer goes off, remove from Air Fryer and serve.
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Can this recipe be done from frozen?
D.G. – No, I would thaw them first.
Can you marinade for more than 30 minutes
Janet – You can, but I wouldn’t do too much longer. How long were you thinking?