Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Roasted Pork Chop

Pork chops have been a staple in American cuisine for centuries. They were often served in the Southern United States as a hearty and affordable meal. With the invention of the air fryer, it became even easier to make crispy and delicious pork chops without the need for a lot of oil. This recipe combines the classic flavors of roasted pork chops with the convenience of the air fryer.

Air Fried Roasted Pork Chop

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: Main CourseCuisine: American
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Crispy and flavorful pork chops made in the air fryer for a quick and easy dinner.


  • 4 pork chops

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat the air fryer to 400°F.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the garlic powder, paprika, dried thyme, salt, and black pepper.
  • Rub the spice mixture all over the pork chops.
  • Place the pork chops in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  • Drizzle the olive oil over the pork chops.
  • Air fry the pork chops for 15 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  • Check the internal temperature of the pork chops with a meat thermometer. They should reach 145°F.
  • Let the pork chops rest for 5 minutes before serving.


  • Make sure to preheat the air fryer before adding the pork chops.
  • Use a meat thermometer to ensure the pork is cooked to an internal temperature of 145°F.
  • Let the pork chops rest for 5 minutes before serving to allow the juices to redistribute.

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