Have you ever thought about making Air Fryer Shake N’ Bake pork chops? We researched and tested so many different brands of shake n’ bake style breading mixes for air frying pork chops. The results were amazing!

Air Fryer Shake N Bake Pork Chops Recipe in basket with tongs

Air Fryer Shake and Bake Pork Chops

This is a great way to get a quick, easy and crispy air fried pork chop dinner on the table. Wow, we were impressed with the flavors in these seasoning mixes. Best of all, they’re crazy easy to use and the results in the air fryer are always crispy and fantastic. There’s many different boxed options for seasoned breading mix out there so let’s talk about how to use them.

Video: Air Fried Shake N’ Bake Style Pork Chops

Air Fryer Shake N Bake Pork Chops Recipe step by step

How to Air Fry Pork Chops {Seasoned Coating or Breading Mix}

  • We tested several different brands for this Air Fryer shake n’ bake pork chops recipe. They really are super similar and cooking times and techniques are the same. How these brands different slightly is in texture and flavor. Some are more seasoned and saltier than others. So just test a few different shake and bake style breading mixes to find the one that best suits your taste!
  • The boxes say to moisten the pork chops first and we added more options to do this: ice water, milk, egg or mayo.
  • Cooking times will vary depending on the size of your type of pork chops. Once you make your first batch in your specific air fryer, you’ll know exactly what time and temp works best for your personal taste.
  • If you prefer a homemade version, here’s our recipe for breaded pork chops in the air fryer.
  • Check out the full Air Fryer shake n’ bake pork chops recipe below for all recipe details. You can print the recipe too.
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Air Fryer Pork Chops “Shake ’n Bake Style”

Different cuts and thicknesses of pork will determine your final cooking time. After you make your first batch, you'll know what your preferred timing is based on your specific cut of pork chops and size of air fryer.
Most of the shake and bake style seasoned breading mixes say to moisten the pork. The boxes often will suggest ice water, egg, &/or milk. We added the mayo part because it's a nice option for extra moist pork chops. And it also helps the breading stick better.
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  • 3 (6oz.) (170 g) pork chops , rinsed & patted dry
  • Ice water, beaten egg, milk, or mayo, to moisten the pork
  • Shake ’n Bake Style Seasoned Coating Mix
  • Oil spray , to coat the pork chops


  • Preheat Air Fryer at 380°F/195°C for 4 minutes.
    Preheat Air Fryer
  • Use ice water, beaten egg, milk, or mayo to moisten the pork chops or moisten based on boxed Seasoned Coating Mix instructions. Coat the pork chops with the seasoned coating mix.
    Coating Pork Chops with Seasoned Coating
  • Use oil spray to lightly coat air fryer basket/tray or place a perforated parchment sheet or perforated silicone mat in the air fryer basket/tray & lightly coat with oil spray (this helps keep the coating from sticking and coming off).
    Spraying Air Fryer Basket with Oil Spray
  • Place the coated pork chops in a single layer (cook in batches if needed). Make sure they aren’t touching or the coating may flake off when you flip them. Lightly coat the pork chops with oil spray.
    Spraying Pork Chops with Oil Spray
  • Air Fry at 380°F/195°C for about 8-12 minutes. After 6 minutes, flip the pork chops and then continue Air Frying for the remainder of time or until golden and internal temperature reaches 145-160°F, depending on your doneness preference.
    Air Fried Shake N Bake Pork Chops


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Nutrition Information per Serving

Calories: 299kcal, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 38g, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 114mg, Sodium: 342mg, Potassium: 634mg, Calcium: 12mg, Iron: 1mg