best air fryer chicken parmesan recipe

Ingredients

Ingredients

– 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, halved horizontally – ¼ cup all-purpose flour – 1 teaspoon salt – ¼ teaspoon black pepper – 1 large egg, beaten

Ingredients

Ingredients

– 1 cup Italian bread crumb – ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese – ¼ cup marinara sauce – ⅓ cup shredded mozzarella cheese – Fresh basil leaves, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

Instructions 

1. Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). 2. Pound the chicken breasts to an even thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin. 3. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt, and pepper. 4. In another shallow bowl, whisk together the egg.

Instructions

Instructions 

5. In a third shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. 6 Dredge each chicken breast in the flour mixture, then dip it in the beaten egg, and finally coat it in the bread crumb mixture. 7. Place the coated chicken breasts in the air fryer basket in a single layer.

Instructions

Instructions 

8. Spray the chicken breasts with cooking spray. 9. Cook for 10 minutes, then flip the chicken breasts and cook for an additional 5 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and golden brown. 10. Top each chicken breast with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese.

Instructions

Instructions 

11. Cook for an additional 2-12 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly. 13. Garnish with fresh basil leaves, if desired. 14. Serve immediately.