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Air Fryer Chicken Cutlets

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Air Fryer Chicken Cutlets are a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional fried chicken cutlets. They are made by coating chicken cutlets in breadcrumbs and cooking them in an air fryer. The result is a crispy and juicy cutlet that is much lower in fat and calories than deep-fried chicken. With this recipe, you will be able to make delicious and crispy chicken cutlets that are perfect for a quick dinner or lunch.


4 boneless, skinless chicken cutlets
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup breadcrumbs
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp paprika
1 egg, beaten

Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees F.
Season chicken cutlets with salt and pepper.
In a shallow dish, mix together breadcrumbs, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika.
Dip the chicken cutlets in the beaten egg, then coat them in the breadcrumb mixture.

Cooking Instructions:

Place the chicken cutlets in the air fryer basket and cook them for 6-8 minutes on each side.
Cooking times may vary depending on the thickness of the cutlets, so it’s a good idea to use a meat thermometer to ensure they are cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

Parmesan Herb: Add 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese and 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh herbs (such as parsley or basil) to the breadcrumb mixture.
Cajun: Add 1 tsp Cajun seasoning to the breadcrumb mixture for a little bit of heat.
Lemon-Pepper: Add 1 tsp lemon pepper seasoning to the breadcrumb mixture for a tangy twist.

Serving Suggestions:

Serve as a sandwich with your favorite toppings and sauce.
Serve as a main dish with a side of vegetables or a salad.
Serve with a dipping sauce such as ranch or honey mustard.
Health Benefits:
Air Fryer Chicken Cutlets are a healthier option than traditional fried chicken cutlets because they are cooked in an air fryer, which uses hot air to cook food instead of oil. This means that they absorb less oil, which leads to lower fat and calorie content. Additionally, chicken is a lean protein that is low in saturated fat, making it a great choice for those looking to maintain a healthy diet.


Air fryer chicken cutlets are a tasty and healthy option for a quick dinner or lunch. They are easy to prepare, versatile and cook quickly in the air fryer. With a little bit of seasoning and breadcrumbs, you can enjoy a crispy and juicy cutlet that is much lower in fat and calories than deep-fried chicken.You can also experiment with different seasonings and breadcrumb variations to create new and exciting flavors. This recipe is a must-try for anyone who loves crispy and juicy chicken cutlets but wants to avoid deep-frying. Enjoy!

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