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Air Fryer Pork Chops

Air fryer pork chops coming in hot and fast with the flavors of Italian porchetta!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: main
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: air fryer, pork chops
Servings: 2
Calories: 431kcal


  • air fryer


  • 2 pork chops center cut, 1.5-2 inches thick
  • 1 tsp fresh rosemary chopped
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds crushed and divided
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh flat leaf parsley loosely packed
  • 2 tbsp freshly grated parmesan authentic Parmigiano-Reggiano preferred
  • 1/2 tsp coriander seeds crushed
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 lemon zested and juiced


  • Let the pork chops temper in a cool spot in your kitchen for 15-20 minutes. Preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes at 400°F. Make a rub: in a small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper with the chopped rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds, and red pepper flakes, if using.
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  • Pat the pork chops dry with a paper towel. then rub them generously with 1-2 tablespoons olive oil. Coat them with the rub.
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  • Place the chop in the air fryer at 400°F and cook for 12 minutes, flipping halfway, or until the internal temperature reaches 145°F.
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  • While the chops are cooking, make the salsa verde: combining the remaining oil, parsley, Parmigiano, coriander seeds, remaining fennel seeds, garlic, and lemon zest and juice in a blender and pulse until smooth. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
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  • When the chops are done, remove immediately and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice and serve with the salsa verde!
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Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.1g | Protein: 29.4g | Fat: 33.2g | Saturated Fat: 7.7g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 339mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 2.1g | Sugar: 1.7g