Some days you just want to cook something simple and quick. My Air Fryer Pork Chops with no breading recipe is so easy and quick, your family will not even notice you didn't spend alot of time in the kitchen. No breading and simple seasonings!
In my opinion, pork chops are one of the most underrated cuts of protein. They can be juicy or dry, tender or tough...all depending on the proper cut and the proper cooking technique. For juicy pork chops, I love to buy ribeye cut chops. They make these air fryer pork chops with no breading so flavorful and tender!
I like to use a medium thickness boneless pork chop, about 1 to 1.5 inches thick. I think thick pork chops can be great, but they tend to be tough. Thin pork chops overcook before they get a nice color on the inside, especially in the air fryer.
This easy recipe produces some of the best pork chops. The seasoning is so simple...it is another great addition to my collection of easy air fryer recipes.
This is the perfect recipe for busy weeknights and for picky family members. Serve with simple low carb side dishes to make a healthy complete meal everyone will love.
What is the secret to making tender pork chops?
The most important thing is to not overcook your pork chops. Pork chops are best when they are cooked to 145F and no more. Use an internal meat thermometer to test. Some other ways to get tender pork chops is to buy them with marbled fat. That's what makes meat tender. The ribeye pork chops I used for the air fryer pork chops recipe were perfectly tender.
This section explains how to choose the best ingredients for this air fryer pork chops with no breading recipe, what each one does in the recipe, and substitution options. For a printable recipe, see the recipe card below.
2 Pounds Boneless pork chops - ribeye pork chops for more tenderness and flavor
1 Tablespoon avocado oil - you can definitely use any oil you like. Olive oil works!
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon Oregano
½ teaspoon onion powder
How to make the best air fryer pork chops with no breading
This section explains how to make this air fryer pork chop recipe, step by step. For a full printable recipe, see the recipe card below.
Line the air fryer basket or tray with foil, or coat with oil.
Using a brush, lightly coat both sides of the pork chops with oil. Season with salt, smoked paprika, garlic powder, oregano and onion powder. Combine the spices in a small bowl for easier seasoning.
Place in the air fryer and cook the pork chops for 10-15 minutes at temperature 400F, flipping halfway through (use the air fry setting). You want to make sure the internal temperature of the pork is 145F using an instant read meat thermometer inserted into the center of the chops.
- Buy boneless ribeye pork chops for the juiciest air fryer pork chops recipe with no breading.
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Air Fryer Pork Chops - No Breading!
- 2 Pounds Boneless pork chops ribeye pork chops for more tenderness and flavor
- 1 Tablespoon avocado oil (Click here for my favorite brand on Amazon)
- ½ teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon Oregano
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- Line the air fryer basket or tray with foil, or coat with oil.
- Using a brush, lightly coat both sides of the pork chops with oil. Season with salt, smoked paprika, garlic powder, oregano and onion powder. Combine the spices in a small bowl for easier seasoning.
- Place in the air fryer and cook the pork chops for 10-15 minutes at temperature 400F, flipping halfway through (use the air fry setting). You want to make sure the internal temperature is 145F using an instant read meat thermometer inserted into the center of the chops.
Nutrition is provided as a courtesy only. Please re-calculate on your own with the ingredients and amounts you used for the most accurate data.
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