Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan

Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan: It is crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. As delicious as it is, also a healthy recipe. And using the air fryer, it is easy and quick to make. Let’s see how to make it.

  • Preparation Time: 15 m
  • Cooking Time: 20 m
  • Total Time: 35 m

Ingredients To Make Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan

  • 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 medium eggplant, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds
  • marinara sauce according to taste (optional)
  • 8 slices mozzarella cheese, or as needed (optional)

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Steps To Make Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan

  1. Add and mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, salt, basil, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper.
  2. Place the flour in a shallow bowl and the beaten eggs in a third shallow bowl.
  3. Dip the sliced ​​eggplants first in flour, then in beaten eggs and finally cover with the breadcrumbs mixture.
  4. Place the coated eggplant on a plate and let stand for 5 minutes.
  5. Preheat an air fryer to 185 degrees C.
  6. Place rounds of breaded eggplants in the fryer basket, making sure that they do not touch; Work in batches if necessary.
  7. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes, turn each round and cook until you get the desired crunch texture, 4 to 6 more minutes.
  8. Cover each eggplant with marinara sauce and 1 slice of mozzarella cheese.
  9. Put the basket back in the fryer and cook until the cheese begins to melt, 1 to 2 minutes.
  10. Repeat with the remaining eggplant, if necessary.

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