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Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

Easy Chicken Parmesan Air Fryer recipe comes out juicy and delicious. Ready in only 18 minutes this is one chicken dinner your family will love!

Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

This Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan is just as crispy without the deep frying! Healthy, high protein and has a gluten free option!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Air Fryer, Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan, chicken parmesan, Easy Chicken Parmesan, How To Make Chicken Parmesan
Servings: 4
Calories: 251kcal


  • 2 8 oz. each chicken breast, sliced in half to make 4 thinner cutlets
  • 6 Tbsp. Seasoned breadcrumbs,  Optional Gluten-free or Whole Wheat
  • 2 Tbsp. Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp. Butter, melted (or olive oil)
  • 6 Tbsp. Reduced fat mozzarella cheese,
  • cooking spray
  • ½ cup Marinara


  • Preheat the air fryer 360F° for 3 minutes.
  • Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese in a bowl. Melt the butter in another bowl.
  • Lightly brush the butter onto the chicken, then dip into breadcrumb mixture.
  • When the air fryer is ready, place 2 pieces in the basket and spray the top with oil.
  • Cook 6 minutes, turn and top each with 2 tbsp sauce and 1 1/2 tbsp of shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • Cook 3 more minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Set aside and keep warm, repeat with the remaining 2 pieces.


Serving: 1 piece

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories251
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 9.5g 15%
    • Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
  • Cholesterol 14mg 5%
  • Sodium 829mg 35%
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
    • Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
  • Protein 31.5g 63%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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