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I have made chicken parmesan a few times before. I have always baked it, opposed to frying it. In restaurants, chicken parm is usually prepared fried. Thanks to the Air Fryer I can do that myself out home and save a ton of the fat.
Stay Snatched recipes are focused on quick and easy. With that in mind, I totally understand if you want to cut out some time for this recipe and use store-bought marinara. There really are some good ones out there, so feel free! I prepared my homemade marinara for this recipe.
You can find the recipe below. It does take about 20 minutes to simmer. I usually start with the marinara and allow it to simmer while I prep the remaining ingredients. You can also get the chicken going in the Air Fryer during this time.
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Air Fryer Panko Breaded Chicken Parmesan with Marinara Sauce
- Get the recipe for marinara sauce here.
- Preheat the Air Fryer to 400. Spray the basket with cooking spray.
- Slice the chicken breasts in half horizontally to create 4 thinner chicken breasts. Place the chicken breasts on a hard surface and pound them to completely flatten.
- Grate the parmesan cheese.
- Combine the panko breadcrumbs, cheese, and seasonings in a bowl large enough to dip the chicken breasts. Stir to combine.
- Place the egg whites in a bowl large enough to dip the chicken.
- Dip the chicken in the egg whites and then the breadcrumbs mixture.
- Place in the Air Fryer. Spray the top of the chicken with cooking spray.
- Cook for 7 minutes. Top each of the breasts with marinara sauce and the shredded mozzarella. Cook for an additional 3 minutes or until cheese has melted.