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Air Fryer Salmon

This air fryer salmon is an easy main dish that is delicious and is ready within minutes! The air fryer makes the salmon tender, crispy and juicy in under 15 minutes! This is the perfect main dish to throw together on those busy weeknights.

 This Air fryer salmon is an easy main dish that is delicious and is ready within minutes! The air fryer makes the salmon tender, crispy and juicy in under 15 minutes! This is the perfect main dish to throw together on those busy weeknights.

Air fryer salmon is an easy main dish that is delicious and is ready within minutes! The air fryer makes the salmon tender, crispy and juicy in under 15 minutes! This is the perfect main dish to throw together on those busy weeknights.

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This is an easy weeknight dish our family enjoys. It is quick, easy and healthy!

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HOW TO AIR FRY SALMON? 

Preheat your air fryer. Place the seasoned salmon fillets in the air fryer basket. Set the timer and countdown until they’re done. Easy peezy!

HOW LONG TO COOK AIR FRYER SALMON?

I cook mine for 12 minutes but recommend checking at 10 minutes due to the variation of salmon fillet thickness.

CAN YOU PUT ALUMINUM FOIL IN AN AIR FRYER?

Yes, you can put aluminum foil on the top of your air fryer basket.  I don’t normally use aluminum foil because I prefer to use parchment paper.

HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN SALMON IS FINISHED?

Salmon is ready when it changes from red to pink. I  check for doneness using my digital thermometer.  The internal temperature should be 145 degrees Fahrenheit. Another way to tell if the salmon is done is when it flakes in the thickest part and is pink.

Air fryer salmon is an easy main dish that is delicious and is ready within minutes! The air fryer makes the salmon tender, crispy and juicy in under 15 minutes! This is the perfect main dish to throw together on those busy weeknights.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH AIR FRYER SALMON?

  • Rice

  • Salad

  • Vegetables

WHY I LOVE THE AIR FRYER?

I love fried foods and air frying is healthier so I don’t feel as guilty.

The air fryer heats up in minutes, unlike the oven.

The food comes out extra crispy!

Air fryer salmon is an easy main dish that is delicious and is ready within minutes! The air fryer makes the salmon tender, crispy and juicy in under 15 minutes! This is the perfect main dish to throw together on those busy weeknights.

TOOLS USED TO MAKE THIS AIR FRYER SALMON RECIPE:

I used my Power XL Air Fryer. I like how the basket has a lot of space and it heats up super fast.

 

Air Fryer Salmon

Air fryer salmon is an easy main dish that is delicious and is ready within minutes! The air fryer makes the salmon tender, crispy and juicy in under 15 minutes! This is the perfect main dish to throw together on those busy weeknights.
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Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer salmon, air fryer salmon recipe, cooking salmon in the air fryer
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Dionne

Equipment

  • Power XL Air Fryer

Ingredients

  • 4 6 oz salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon complete seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar

Instructions

  • Set air fryer to 400°.
  • In a small bowl, mix seasonings together.
  • Spread oil on salmon.
  • Season salmon all over with the seasoning mixture.
  • Arrange the salmon in the air fryer basket.
  • Cook salmon for 10- 12 minutes until your desired doneness.

 This air fryer salmon is an easy main dish that is delicious and is ready within minutes! The air fryer makes the salmon tender, crispy and juicy in under 15 minutes! This is the perfect main dish to throw together on those busy weeknights.

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