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air fryer pork chops in a white bowl with salad

Air Fryer Fried Pork Chops

Air Fryer Southern Style Fried Pork Chops is an easy recipe using boneless pork chops, buttermilk, and zesty seasoning to provide the perfect crunchy texture. This recipe provides a lightened-up way to enjoy a down-home comfort food meal with the great taste of soul food cooking.
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine American, soul food, Southern
Keyword air fryer pork chops, breaded air fryer pork chops
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
optional marinate 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 173kcal



  • Pat the pork chops dry.
  • Season the pork chops with the seasoning salt and pepper.
  • Drizzle the buttermilk over the pork chops.
  • Place the pork chops in a Ziploc bag with the flour. Shake to fully coat.
  • Marinate for 30 minutes. This step is optional. This helps the flour adhere to the pork chops.
  • Place the pork chops in the air fryer. I do not recommend you stack. Cook in batches if necessary.
  • Spray the pork chops with cooking oil.
  • Cook the pork chops for 15 minutes at 380 degrees. Flip the pork chops over to the other side, cook for an additional 10 minutes or until crisp.


If you prefer for your pork chops to be juicy, opt for a lower cook time, such as 12-15 minutes in the Air Fryer.
For really crispy pork chops you can cook them up to 20 minutes.
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 6g