Breaded Pork Cutlets with buttered noodles and quick red cabbage sauerkraut on a dinner plate.

Air Fryer Pork Cutlets Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 9 minutes
  • Total Time: 24 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


Serve these crispy Air Fryer Pork Cutlets with buttered noodles, quick red cabbage sauerkraut, or French fries for a fast, satisfying weeknight meal.


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  • 4 boneless pork sirloin chops, pounded to 1/4-inch thickness
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup non-seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil


  1. Place one pork chop between two pieces of plastic wrap and pound to 1/4-inch thickness. (See how in the post.) Repeat with remaining chops.
  2. Season both sides of each of the pork cutlets with salt and pepper.
  3. On your work surface, line up three shallow bowls, cake or pie pans are perfect.
  4. In the first bowl, place the flour.
  5. In the second, whisk together the eggs.
  6. In the third, combine the breadcrumbs and olive oil. Mix to coat all bread crumbs with the oil.
  7. Start by dredging both sides of a pork cutlet in the flour, then dipping both sides into the eggs and then coat with the breadcrumb mixture. Repeat with the remaining cutlets.
  8. Working in batches if necessary, place the breaded pork cutlets in the air fryer basket without overlapping.
  9. Set the temperature to 360˚F and cook for 9 minutes. Turn cutlets over half-way through the cooking time.
  10. Remove from air fryer basket and keep warm in a pre-heated 185˚F oven.
  11. Repeat until all pork cutlets are cooked.

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