Air Fryer Salmon

Here is an air fryer salmon fillet recipe that can be cooked to perfection in the air fryer with a simple and spicy marinade.

This recipe is great for meal prep or weekly rotation because it’s super simple and easy to cook in the air fryer. These salmon fillets crisp and cook quickly in the air fryer and pair well with air fryer french fries, baked sweet potato cubes, spicy salmon buddha bowls, or air fryer green beans.

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Air Fryer Salmon Recipe

How to make salmon fillets with an air fryer. By using this easy spicy seasoning, it's a fantastic recipe for weekly meal planning and meal prep.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, British
Servings4 servings
Calories (per serving)212.34 kcal




  • Marinate salmon fillets with all other ingredients.
  • Allow it to set for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes at 180°C degrees (375°F).
  • Add the salmon fillet to the air fryer compartment and cook for 10 minutes. Turn over and cook for a further 10 minutes, or until fully crisp and cooked.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 212.34kcalCarbohydrates: 0.82gProtein: 24.97gFat: 11.51gSaturated Fat: 1.72gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3.58gMonounsaturated Fat: 5.2gCholesterol: 68.75mgSodium: 354.22mgPotassium: 630.68mgFiber: 0.26gSugar: 0.05gVitamin A: 199.73IUVitamin B1: 0.28mgVitamin B2: 0.48mgVitamin B3: 9.89mgVitamin B5: 2.09mgVitamin B6: 1.05mgVitamin B12: 3.98µgVitamin C: 0.39mgVitamin E: 0.7mgVitamin K: 3.07µgCalcium: 20.23mgCopper: 0.32mgFolate: 31.47µgIron: 1.16mgManganese: 0.08mgMagnesium: 37.74mgPhosphorus: 253.81mgSelenium: 45.92µgZinc: 0.84mgNet Carbohydrates: 0.56g
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Data source: USDA

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How Long Does Air Fryer Salmon Last?

This recipe is perfect for meal prepping or batch cooking. Just ensure you keep them stored in an airtight food storage container.

Fridge3-4 days
Freezer3 months

How To Reheat Air Fryer Salmon?

Air Fryer8 to 10 minutes
Microwave2 to 4 minutes
Oven8 to 10 minutes