These Keto Air Fryer Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops make for a delicious family meal that can be on the table in 30 minutes.
When it comes to serving up a delicious Keto friendly meal that also appeals to your family, look no further than these Keto Air Fryer Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops. They are perfect for any night of the week and even the kids will love them.
If you are following a Ketogenic diet, you don’t want to have to make separate meals for everyone in your house. This recipe is a keto game changer.
What Kind of Pork Chops Can You Use in This Keto Air Fryer Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops Recipe?
When making this delicious recipe, we like to use boneless pork chops. This makes them easy to eat and extremely tender once cooked. Make sure that your pork chops are about half an inch thick. You want them all to be about the same size so that they cook evenly.
Is the Coating on These Keto Air Fryer Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops Keto Friendly?
While most coatings require flour, this recipe does not. The coating for these pork chops is simply made up of pork rind crumbs and grated parmesan cheese. This means that it is low in carbs and perfect for those who crave a crunch without risking their ketosis.
What Seasonings Can I use with These Keto Air Fryer Parmesan Crust Pork Chops?
The seasonings that are used for this recipe are generally straight forward and simple. We like to use a little salt, pepper and garlic powder to give them a delicious flavor. We season both sides of the meat before we coat it.
Pork Rinds are Keto Friendly
Believe it or not, pork rinds have zero carbs in them. They are actually extremely keto friendly.
About Pork Rinds
Pork rinds are perfect for those on a keto diet. They are generally fried or roasted. While they are high in fat, they are also high in protein and do not have any carbs in them at all. This makes them great to use to coat meats in your favorite recipes and even serve as a delicious snack.
How to Make These Keto Air Fryer Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops
Reminiscent of your favorite fried and coated recipes, this will have you indulging and happy without worrying about risking your ketosis. Not only is this recipe keto friendly but it is perfect for everyone in your family.
We love to serve this with our favorite Keto friendly side dishes.
To make this Keto Air Fryer Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops recipe you are going to need:
- Boneless pork chops
- Pork rind crumbs
- Grated parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper
- Garlic powder
- Heavy whipping cream
Step 1: Prepare Air Fryer
Get your air fryer ready to cook by preheating it to 350 degrees.
Step 2: Season the Meat
While you are waiting for your air fryer to preheat, season both sides of your pork chops using salt, pepper and garlic powder.
Step 3: Mix it Up
Use a shallow bowl to whisk together the heavy whipping cream and egg. Make sure you whisk until this mixture is smooth.
Step 4: Make the Coating
Using a sperate bowl, combine the pork rinds and your grated parmesan. Mix this very well to ensure it is well combined.
Step 5: Start Dipping
Carefully dip each pork chop into the egg mixture.
After coating the pork chop in egg, dredge it in the parmesan coating. Make sure it is well coated
Step 6: Cook
Cook your pork chops in the air fryer for 15 to 20 minutes. Make sure to turn them over halfway through the cooking process.
You want to ensure that your pork chops reach an internal temperature of at least 145 degrees.
Step 7: Serve
Once finished cooking, serve up and enjoy.
- 6 Boneless pork chops about ½ inch thick
- 1 C. Pork rind crumbs (about 2 oz.)
- ¾ C. Parmesan cheese grated
- Salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste
- 1 Egg
- 2 Tbsp. Heavy whipping cream
- Preheat your air fryer to 350 degrees if required.
- Season both sides of each pork chop with salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste.
- In a shallow bowl, whisk together the heavy whipping cream and egg until smooth.
- In another bowl, combine the pork rind crumbs and grated parmesan, mixing well to combine.
- Dip each pork chop into the egg mixture, and then coat with the parmesan mixture.
- Cook the pork chops for 15-20 minutes in the air fryer or until they reach an internal temperature of at least 145 degrees. Turn the pork chops halfway through cooking
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 422Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 154mgSodium: 528mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 44g
Frequently Asked Questions
What Can I Serve on the Side of These Keto Air Fryer Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops?
When it comes to what you will serve with these delicious pork chops, the possibilities are endless. You just want to ensure that whatever you choose aligns well with your keto diet. You can choose to keep it simple and serve them with steamed broccoli or a side salad or you can choose to serve them with a more in depth side.
Keto Side Dishes:
Can I Bake These Keto Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops in the Oven?
If you do not have an air fryer and still want to make this recipe, it can be done in the oven. You will just want to ensure that you bake them at 350 for about 15 to 20 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches at least 145 degrees. It is also a good idea to use a baking rack to keep them from becoming soggy on the baking tray.