Air Fryer Parmesan Chicken with homemade marinara sauce.
This is a recipe that is delicious and easy because it is cooked in your air fryer.
Air Fryer Parmesan Chicken
- 2 about 8 oz each chicken breast sliced in half to make 4 thinner cutlets
- 6 tbsp seasoned breadcrumbs
- 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 tbsp butter melted (or olive oil)
- 6 tbsp mozzarella cheese
- cooking spray
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic smashed
- 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
- 1 small bay leaf
- 1 tsp oregano
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
- salt and fresh pepper to taste
Preheat the air fryer 360F° for 9 minutes.
Spray the basked lightly with spray.
Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese in a bowl.
Melt the butter in another bowl.
Lightly brush the butter onto the chicken, then dip into breadcrumb mixture.
When the air fryer is ready, place 2 pieces in the basket and spray the top with oil.
Cook 6 minutes, turn and top each with 1 tbsp sauce and 1 1/2 tbsp of shredded mozzarella cheese.
Cook 3 more minutes or until cheese is melted.
Set aside and keep warm, repeat with the remaining 2 pieces.
In a medium pot, heat olive oil over medium heat.
Add garlic and saute until golden, being careful not to burn.
Add crushed tomatoes, salt, pepper, oregano, and bay leaf. Stir and reduce heat to low.
Cover and let simmer about 15 – 20 minutes.
Remove from heat and add fresh basil.
Serve over chicken.
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