Chicken Parmesan on a plate.

Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

This Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan is crispy, juicy and delicious! Make this healthy version of a classic Italian dish in your air fryer in 15 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer chicken Parmesan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 401 kcal
Author Anna


  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • fresh basil or Italian parsley for garnish
US Customary - Metric


  1. Slice each chicken breast in half lengthwise to make 4 thin chicken cutlets. Season with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. Prepare the breading station: flour in one shallow dish, melt butter in a bowl and breadcrumbs with Parmesan cheese in another dish.
  3. Dip each chicken piece in flour, then butter, then breadcrumbs.
  4. Place on air fryer rack or basket. Top with extra Parmesan, if desired.
  5. Mix crushed tomatoes with Italian seasoning and garlic powder. Set aside.
  6. Preheat air fryer to 360 degrees F for 4 minutes.
  7. Cook chicken in air fryer for 7 minutes. Flip each piece, top with crushed tomatoes and mozzarella and cook for 4 minutes more OR until the chicken’s internal temperature is at least 165 degrees F.
  8. Serve.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan
Amount Per Serving
Calories 401 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 97mg32%
Sodium 673mg29%
Potassium 322mg9%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 729IU15%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 190mg19%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.