Air Fryer Boneless Pork Chops turn out perfectly moist and tender every time. Plus, they’re ready in under 20 minutes! You’ll be amazed at how quick and easy this recipe is!
If you thought air fryers were only good for making healthier french fries, think again. You can actually cook entire meals in an air fryer!
I’ve been having so much fun lately experimenting with my new air fryer. I don’t often turn to kitchen gadgets to cook my meals, but when the food comes out this tasty — and this quickly! — I get hooked.
For me, a good air fryer pork chop should be moist and tender on the inside, and super juicy when you cut into it. That’s exactly what you get with this recipe.
I opted to make the air fryer pork chops with no breading. To me, breading the pork chops is an unnecessary extra step. I didn’t want them to crisp up on the outside, I just wanted them to be perfectly cooked and flavorful!
Ingredients for Air Fryer Boneless Pork Chops
These air fryer pork chops are made with basic ingredients I can almost guarantee you have on hand:
- Boneless pork chops
- Olive oil
- Garlic powder
- Onion powder
- Salt and pepper
Note that the pork chops should be about 1/2 inch thick. If they’re any thicker than that, you’ll need to increase the cook time.
How to Make Air Fryer Boneless Pork Chops
Can you cook pork chops in air fryer? Absolutely! Here’s how:
Preheat the air fryer to 380°F.
Brush each side of the pork chops lightly with olive oil. Set aside.
In a small bowl, add the spices and stir to combine. Sprinkle evenly over both sides of each pork chop.
Place pork chops in the air fryer basket and cook for 9-12 minutes, flipping halfway through.
How Long to Cook Boneless Pork Chops in an Air Fryer
The 1/2-inch thick pork chops will need to cook for 9 to 12 minutes at 380ºF. You’ll know they’re done when they’re white all the way through and the internal temperature reaches 145°F.
How to Reheat Pork Chops in an Air Fryer
This recipe makes four pork chops, so you may wind up with leftovers. To reheat the pork chops, set the air fryer to 375ºF and cook for just 3 to 5 minutes.
Can Bone-In Pork Chops Be Used?
Yes, but the cook time will be different. I’ve specifically made this recipe for boneless pork chops, so that’s what I recommend using.
What Size Air Fryer Is Best?
I used a 5.8 qt air fryer to make this recipe. If you have a smaller air fryer, you may need to cook the pork chops in batches.
What to Serve with Boneless Pork Chops
Pork chops pair well with mashed potatoes, steamed veggies, buttered noodles, and more! Here are some serving suggestions you can try:
- Creamy Garlic Parmesan Mac and Cheese
- Roasted Garlic Parmesan Carrots
- Roasted Garlic Lemon Broccoli
- Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries
- Lemon Garlic Green Beans
Don’t see what you want on the list above? Check out my full list of side dishes for even more ideas!
Tips for the Best Air Fryer Pork Chops
- I used 1/2 inch thick pork chops to make this recipe. If your pork chops are a different size, you’ll need to adjust the cook time accordingly.
- You’re welcome to season the pork chops with whatever spice blend you like! This is a very versatile recipe.
- Make sure to place the pork chops in an even layer in your air fryer. If the pork chops overlap, they’ll take longer to cook.
Looking for More Easy Pork Recipes? I’ve Got You Covered!
- Slow Cooker Pork Loin
- Honey Barbecue Pork Tacos
- Sheet Pan Pork Chops and Potatoes
- Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork
- Grilled Garlic Herb Pork Bowl
Air Fryer Boneless Pork Chops
- 4 boneless pork chops (about ½ thick)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika (smoked paprika also works well)
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- Preheat air fryer to 380°F.
- Brush each side of pork chops lightly with olive oil. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, add garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper and stir to combine. Sprinkle evenly over both sides of each pork chop.
- Place pork chops in the air fryer basket and cook for 9-12 minutes, flipping halfway through. Pork chops are done when it reaches an internal temperature of 145°F.