Easy Air Fryer Chicken Parm with Chicken Patty

This Air Fryer Chicken Parm with Chicken Patty is so easy to make. Take a simple chicken patty and turn it into something delicious! With only 3 ingredients, anyone can make this easy air fryer dinner recipe.

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Easy Air Fryer Chicken Parm with Chicken Patty

Do you remember that Air Fry Chicken Patty With Bun recipe I made a while back?

I definitely didn’t let them go to waste in our household. Instead, we turned them into this quick and easy Air Fryer Chicken Parm.

This is a great dinner idea when you need something quick and easy. It’s also something the kids can help with, and you can make it fun.

It’s always fun taking something so simple and turning it into something creative. This recipe reminds me of my younger days and being on a budget. you turn something simple into something super delicious.

If you enjoyed this recipe make sure to check out these other super easy frozen chicken recipes the whole family will love; Air Fryer Tyson Honey Battered Breast Tenders, Air Fryer Trader Joe’s Orange Chicken, Air Fryer Tyson Chicken Fries, and Air Fryer Dino Nuggets.

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❤️ Why you’ll love this easy air fryer chicken parm

  • Budget Friendly – Frozen chicken patties are not only convenient, but they’re budget-friendly too! Also, this recipe has just three ingredients; you most likely already have them in your kitchen.
  • Quick & Easy Recipe – This recipe is done in just 10 minutes!

Ingredients

  • Frozen Chicken Patties- I bought mine at Aldi’s. They can be bought at any local grocery store.
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – I like to shred my cheese. I will just buy the block of cheese and.
  • Pizza sauce or Marinara Sauce – Aldi’s is where I buy my sauce at. They are always super affordable.
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✳️ Tips & Tricks

For the BEST melty cheese, shred a block of cheese! I find that the pre-shredded cheese doesn’t melt the best because of the anti-caking agents.

So take a block of mozzarella cheese and shred it with a cheese grater or put it in a small food processor for easy-to-shred cheese.

Tools to make this Chicken Parm With Chicken Patty in the Air Fryer

  • Cosori Air Fryer – this is my favorite air fryer. The large air fryer basket makes it so easy to cook your favorite recipes.
  • Tongs – tongs are easiest to remove and flip the chicken
  • Meat thermometer – You always want to ensure the internal temperature of ANY chicken is 165F.

How to make Chicken Parm with a Chicken Patty

  1. Place frozen chicken patties into the Air Fryer basket.
  2. Cook at 390F for 8 minutes flipping halfway through.
  3. Once the timer goes off remove the basket from Air Fryer. Use a spoon (about a tablespoon) of pizza sauce and place it on the chicken patties.
  4. Then sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top of the pizza sauce.
  5. Place back into the Air Fryer basket and cook for another 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from Air Fryer and serve.

Oven Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Place the frozen chicken patties onto a cooking sheet.
  • Cook the chicken patties for 17-20 minutes.
  • Add pizza sauce and mozzarella and cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Remove and serve.

Substitutions

If you don’t have a block cheese you can use already shredded cheese. And if you don’t have pizza sauce you can use marinara or spaghetti sauce.

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What to serve with Air Fryer Chicken Parm with Chicken Patty

Keep it traditional and serve it with Spaghetti or pasta with Alfredo sauce. Or you can eve turn this into a chicken parm sandwich!

How to store

Place in an airtight container and store for up to three days.

♨️ How to reheat

You can reheat your chicken parm with chicken patties in the Air Fryer. Set the Air Fryer to 350 and cook for 2 minutes to reheat.

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❓FAQs

How long should I air fry a chicken patty?

You can cook the chicken patty for 8 minutes flipping it halfway through at 390F.

Do you have to spray the basket in an air fryer?

No, for this recipe you do not need to spray your Air Fryer basket.

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Air Fryer Chicken Parm with Chicken Patty

This Air Fryer Chicken Parm with Chicken Patty makes it so simple and easy. Takes a simple chicken patty and turns it into something good.
5 from 20 votes
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 259 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 4 Frozen chicken patties
  • ¼ Pizza sauce
  • ½ cup mozzarella

Instructions
 

  • Place frozen chicken patties into the Air Fryer basket.
  • Cook at 390F for 8 minutes flipping halfway through.
  • Once the timer goes off, remove the basket from the Air Fryer. Use a spoon (about a tablespoon) of pizza sauce and place it on the chicken patties.
  • Then sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top of the pizza sauce.
  • Place back into the Air Fryer basket and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the Air Fryer and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 259kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 18gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 44mgSodium: 685mgPotassium: 63mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 9IUVitamin C: 0.01mgCalcium: 42mg
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