Air fryer boneless pork chops are quick and easy to make. You won't believe how juicy these are inside while being nice and crispy outside. The flavors of garlic and herbs will make your mouth water.
WHY ARE MY AIR FRYER PORK CHOPS TOUGH?
Pork chops become tough simply because they are overcooked. Pork chops being a lean-cut meat mean that it can be cooked quickly… this would also mean that it can be overcooked easily.
Here's a little secret to avoid tough pork chops: use a probe thermometer, when your pork chop is at 145°F, it's going to be juicy, tender, and of course with a touch of pink inside.
Keep in mind, not all pork chops have the same cook time. The thinner it is, the quicker it cooks.
OTHER WAYS TO COOK PORK CHOPS
There are a lot of different ways to cook pork chops. They can be grilled, seared, deep-fried, baked, you name it.
But if you ask me, I love when it's cooked in the air fryer. It may be similar to when it's baked but it sure is a lot faster and has less grease on it. Air Frying gives food that extra crispiness and flavor.
WHAT ARE THE INGREDIENTS TO MAKE AIR FRYER BONELESS PORK CHOPS?
To make this recipe you are going to need:
- Pork Chops
- Garlic Powder
- Garlic Flakes
- Salt and Pepper
- Olive Oil
It is easy to substitute different spices in this recipe for air fryer boneless pork chops. Here are some easy ideas:
- Italian seasoning
- Ground mustard
- Cayenne Pepper
Honestly, you can pretty much try any seasoning or spice and it still would taste amazing! Spices are all about your own personal preferences and taste buds. It is also nice to use what you have on hand.
EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS NEEDED
These tools and equipment will help you get the best-tasting pork chops!
- Air Fryer
- Small bowl to mix your dry rub in
- Tong or spatula for your pork chops
HOW TO MAKE AIR FRYER BONELESS PORK CHOPS
Now that you have gathered all your ingredients and tools, it is time to make this yummy recipe! Follow these easy instructions for the best results.
STEP ONE: PREPARE DRY RUB
Put all your dry ingredients in a small bowl. Combine and mix well the garlic powder, garlic flakes, dried parsley, rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper.
STEP TWO: COAT PORK CHOP
Before coating your pork chops with the dry rub, spread olive oil on the meat first. When you've covered all the sides with olive oil, coat the pork chop with the dry rub you made in the first step.
STEP THREE: PLACE PORK CHOPS
Spray the air fryer basket with olive oil then place the pork chops into the basket in a single layer. Be sure to leave a little room between each chop so they cook evenly. If you have a very small air fryer basket you made need to cook only 2 at a time.
STEP FOUR: AIR FRY PORK CHOPS
Set the air fryer temperature to 370°F and cook the pork chops for 4 minutes. Flip, and air fry again at 370°F for another 4 minutes or until the pork chops are fully cooked.
Always check the internal temperature of pork to make sure it is fully cooked. The internal cooking temperature for pork is 145°F. Use a meat thermometer to get an accurate reading.
STEP FIVE: SERVE
After it is done cooking, remove the pork chops from the air fryer and serve immediately.
If you are wondering what to serve with your garlic and herb pork chops…here are some marvelous side dishes to consider:
AIR FRYER BONELESS PORK CHOPS RECIPE CARD
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This is a great dinner recipe that you can eat with your family. Juicy and seasoned to perfection!
- 4 Boneless Pork Chops ½ inch thick
- 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
- 1 teaspoon Dried Garlic Flakes
- 1 teaspoon Dried Parsley
- ½ teaspoon Dried Rosemary
- ½ teaspoon Dried Thyme
- Salt and Pepper
- 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
Combine the garlic powder, garlic flakes, dried parsley, rosemary, thyme, salt and pepper into a small bowl and mix well.
Rub both sides of each pork chop with olive oil.
Coat each side of the pork chop with the garlic and herb dry rub.
Spray the air fryer basket lightly with olive oil spray.
Place the pork chops, in a single layer, in the air fryer basket.
Air fry at 370F for 4 minutes.
Flip, and air fry again at 370 F for 4 minutes or until the pork chops are fully cooked and have reached an internal temperature of 145°F.
Remember that every air fryer cooks a little differently. Always keep a close eye on your food for the best results!
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