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air fryer quick chicken parmesan

(2 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Larry Cline
Midland, GA

Made with convenience items like ground chicken, minced garlic in a jar, prepared pizza sauce, and cooked up in an oven-style air fryer, this take on classic Chicken Parmesan is fast, easy, and delicious. Toss a side salad while it's cooking, and dinner is on the table in less than 25 minutes! Four servings, each 420 calories

Blue Ribbon Recipe

We were excited to try these handmade chicken patties. They're a tasty twist on chicken Parmesan. After cooking in the air fryer, the chicken patties have a crunchy crust and a tender, juicy inside. Sauce and mozzarella cheese add to the chicken Parmesan flavors. We shaped them like a chicken breast to see if anyone in the Test Kitchen realized they were made with ground chicken. No one could tell the difference. An easy air fryer recipe to throw together after a hectic day.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 17 Min
method Air Fryer

Ingredients For air fryer quick chicken parmesan

  • 1 lb
    ground chicken
  • 1/2 c
    + 2 Tbsp Italian bread crumbs (divided use)
  • 3/4 c
    grated Parmesan cheese (divided use)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped fresh parsley (or 1-2 Tbsp dried)
  • 1/4 c
    plain yogurt
  • 1
  • 2-3 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 tsp
  • cooking spray
  • 14 oz jar
    pizza sauce
  • 3/4 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese

How To Make air fryer quick chicken parmesan

  • Air fryer set to 400 degrees.
    Preheat your air fry oven to 400 degrees.
  • Ground chicken, bread crumbs, Parmesan, parsley, yogurt, egg, garlic, and salt in a bowl.
    In a mixing bowl, combine the ground chicken with 1/2 cup of the bread crumbs, 1/2 cup of the Parmesan, the parsley, yogurt, egg, garlic, and salt. Stir to combine.
  • Chicken mixture formed into patties and placed in air fryer.
    Line your fryer pan with parchment paper. Form the chicken mixture into four half-inch thick patties, and place them on the paper. Sprinkle with remaining bread crumbs, and press lightly to set. Spray with cooking spray.
  • Chicken patties air-fried until cooked.
    Bake patties in the air fryer oven for 12-14 minutes, until fully cooked.
  • Sauce and cheese on top of the patties.
    Remove the pan from the air fryer and top each patty with 3 Tbsp of pizza sauce, 3 Tbsp of mozzarella cheese, and the remaining Parmesan cheese. Return to the oven for 2-3 minutes, until the cheese has melted.
  • Air Fryer Quick Chicken Parmesan on a platter.
    Serve with the remaining sauce (warmed in the microwave) on the side.