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Air Fryer Salmon

Air Fryer Salmon

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This Air Fryer Salmon recipe is a simple and delicious way to quickly cook tender, flaky and flavorful salmon. Serve it as is, in a rice bowl or over a salad.
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine American
Keyword air fried, air fryer, salmon, seafood
Prep Time 5 mins
Additional Time 9 mins
Servings 2 servings
Calories 265
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 12 ounce salmon filet
  • 1 teaspoon avocado oil toasted sesame oil or extra light olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • sea salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Preheat your air fryer to 390° or 400°.
  • Place salmon on parchment paper specifically meant for the air fryer. NEVER preheat your air fryer with only parchment paper in the basket
  • Brush the salmon with oil and season with garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper.
  • Air fry for 9 minutes.
  • Let rest 1 to 2 minutes before serving.


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Serving: 6ounces | Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 845mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg