Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan is an easy and delicious recipe with breaded chicken, marinara and melted mozzarella cheese.
This is one of the best air fryer chicken breast recipes. You get all the crispiness and flavor without the oil.
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Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan Ingredients
To make this chicken breast parmesan, you will need the following ingredients (jump to the recipe card below for exact amounts and instructions):
- Chicken breasts
- Salt and pepper
- Panko breadcrumbs
- Italian breadcrumbs
- Parmesan cheese
- Garlic powder
- Marinara sauce
- Mozzarella cheese
How to Make Chicken Parmesan in an Air Fryer
Step 1. Prepare the air fryer
Coat the basket of the air fryer with cooking spray.
Step 2. Pound the chicken
Lay the halved chicken breasts out on a cutting board and cover with parchment paper before pounding them down to roughly the same thickness.
Step 3. Coat the chicken in breadcrumbs
In a medium bowl combine the salt, pepper, panko breadcrumbs, Italian breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, and garlic powder.
Whisk the egg in a separate medium bowl.
One at a time, dip the chicken in the egg mix and then the breadcrumbs, making sure to evenly coat both sides.
Step 4. Air fry the chicken breasts
Spritz the chicken with cooking spray before placing the chicken into the air fryer. Cook for 5 minutes at 360 degrees.
Flip the chicken and cook for an additional 4-5 minutes, or until the chicken has reached 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
Step 5. Top with marinara and cheese
Spoon about 1-2 tablespoons of marinara sauce over the chicken breast and top with a sprinkling of shredded mozzarella cheese and cook for an additional 3 minutes, or until the cheese has melted.
What to Serve with Chicken Parmesan
You can store any leftover chicken parmesan in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-5 days.
Can I Eat Chicken Parmesan Cold?
This is best served immediately, while the cheese is still melted, and everything is nice and hot.