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How to Air Fry Pork Chops with Bone

How to Air Fry Pork Chops with Bone

Pork chops with the bone are delicious! They are an excellent choice for the main course and go well with several side dishes, including mashed potatoes and apple sauce. Plus, you can add flavors by marinating them in different seasonings, spices, and sauces. There are so many ways you can make pork chops but cooking them in an air fryer is convenient, quick, and effortless as well. Keep reading to learn how to air fry pork chops with bone.

Different ways of cooking pork chops with bone

Bone in pork chops is a popular dish because it is juicy, meaty, and tender. You can marinate pork chops with several different herbs and spices- your choices are endless. There are so many different ways of cooking pork chops. These range from cooking in an instant pot or on a stovetop to outdoor grilling. Most people like to cook pork chops in an oven, or you can use an air fryer. All these different ways of cooking pork chops give you great results.

Can you air fry pork chops with bone?

Absolutely! Air fryers are a revolutionary kitchen appliance that uses heat technology to fry food. Although the air fryer works more or less like an oven, the main difference is that hot air circulates in an air fryer. Another amazing feature that sets the air fryer apart from the rest of the kitchen appliances is that you don’t require a lot of oil when cooking. The dish turns out perfectly cooked and is healthy as well.

There are so many things you can cook in an air fryer, and pork chops with the bone are no exception. They turn out really good, and the best part is they cook in no more than 12 minutes. They are tasteful, juicy, tender, and a healthy option. Plus, not to forget super convenient.

Tips for air frying pork chops with bones

Although air frying pork chops with bones is pretty straightforward, you still have to keep these few points in mind for perfect results:

  • If you are using frozen bone-in pork chops, I recommend thawing them first. As you pat them dry to remove extra moisture, the dry rub will stick easily and won’t go wasted as the pork chops cook.
  • The cooking time of these pork chops depends significantly on their thickness. The ideal thickness of these chops is from 1 ½ inch to 2 inches.
  • You can choose boneless pork chops for this recipe as well.
  • There are so many premade spice rubs or recipes you can follow to add flavor to these pork chops. Feel free to choose your ingredients.
  • Don’t forget to flip the pork chops halfway into the cook. It is crucial for even cooking.
  • Make sure the pork chops don’t overlap each other. Avoid stacking them too. You can work in batches if necessary. Overlapping won’t cook them to perfection.
  • Make sure you take the pork chops out when the internal temperature is 150 or 155 degrees F. that’s because resting it will also cause an increase in the internal temperature. You don’t want them dry or overcooked.

What to serve with air fryer pork chops with bone?

You can serve an air-fried pork chop with almost every side. Here are a few simple ideas that work:

  • Vegetables: You can serve these pork chops with grilled, boiled, or air-fried vegetables. Air-fried vegetables offer a healthy choice and go perfectly well with this recipe.
  • Mashed potatoes: Creamy, rich mashed potatoes is a side dish that goes well with everything. You can serve these pork chops with mashed, roasted, boiled, or baked potatoes as well.
  • Coleslaw: Try fresh, creamy, and crunchy coleslaw. It adds freshness and texture to your dish.
  • Casserole: If you are looking for a more wholesome side dish, I recommend you try casserole. There are so many delicious and quick casserole recipes. You can choose any that you love the most.

How to air fry pork chops with bone

  • Preparation time: 8 minutes
  • Cooking time: 12 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 Bone-In Pork Chops, 2-inch thick
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

For the dry rub:

  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp cayenne powder
  • ½ tsp Italian herbs
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp salt

Instructions

  • Pat the pork chops dry using a kitchen towel.
  • Rub olive oil on all sides of the pork chops.
  • Add freshly grated parmesan cheese, onion powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, mustard powder, cayenne powder, Italian herbs, black pepper, and salt in a deep, shallow bowl or plate. Mix well so that everything is well combined.
  • Dip each pork chop in this dry mixture and press it onto pork chops so the mixture sticks to them.
  • Place the coated pork chops on the air fryer basket.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F and cook these pork chops for about 12 minutes. Thicker pork chops may need to cook longer.
  • Don’t forget to flip the pork chops halfway into the cook, i.e., after 6 minutes.
  • Once the pork chops get golden and the internal temperature reaches 150 degrees F, take them out of the air fryer basket and place them on a serving plate.
  • Let them rest for about 8 to 10 minutes and slice.
  • Enjoy!

How to air fry pork chops with bone

Preparation time: 8 minutes Cooking time: 12 minutes Total time: 20 minutes Servings: 4

Ingredients
  

  • 4 Bone-In Pork Chops 2-inch thick
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • For the dry rub:
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp cayenne powder
  • ½ tsp Italian herbs
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • Pat the pork chops dry using a kitchen towel.
  • Rub olive oil on all sides of the pork chops.
  • Add freshly grated parmesan cheese, onion powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, mustard powder, cayenne powder, Italian herbs, black pepper, and salt in a deep, shallow bowl or plate. Mix well so that everything is well combined.
  • Dip each pork chop in this dry mixture and press it onto pork chops so the mixture sticks to them.
  • Place the coated pork chops in the air fryer basket.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F and cook these pork chops for about 12 minutes. Thicker pork chops may need to cook longer.
  • Don't forget to flip the pork chops halfway into the cook, i.e., after 6 minutes.
  • Once the pork chops get golden and the internal temperature reaches 150 degrees F, take them out of the air fryer basket and place them on a serving plate.
  • Let them rest for about 8 to 10 minutes and slice.
  • Enjoy!

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