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Air fried chicken katsu plated over rice.

Air Fryer Chicken Katsu

If you're craving crispy, golden-brown chicken katsu but don't have a lot of time, try making it in your air fryer. This quick and easy recipe is healthier than deep-frying but just as delicious. Perfect for satisfying all of your Japanese food cravings!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Japanese
Servings 4
Calories 205 kcal



  • 4 frozen breaded chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • olive oil spray


  • Heat your air fryer to 370°F.
  • Spritz each piece of chicken with olive oil. Place in a single layer in your air fryer basket (depending on your air fryer, you might need to cook in two batches).
  • Cook for 10-12 minutes, or until crispy and golden brown and warmed through.
  • While the chicken cooks, whisk together the ketchup, Worcestershire, soy sauce, and vinegar in a small dish. Season with black pepper, if desired.
  • To serve, slice the chicken thinly. Drizzle with the sauce.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 205kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 30gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 1188mgPotassium: 451mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 84IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 2mg
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