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Air Fryer Salmon

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Air Fryer Salmon is healthy, flavorful, and very easy to make, taking you only around 30 minutes from start to finish.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air Fryer Salmon
Servings: 2 fillets
Calories: 330 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 2 salmon fillets about 1 1/2-inches thick
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
Dry Rub Seasoning:
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Mix the RUB ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Pat dry the fish, rub it with the oil, and after that with the RUB
  3. Rub each fillet with olive oil and after that the Seasoning mixture.
  4. Place fillets in the basket of the air fryer.
  5. Set air fryer at 390 degrees for 8 minutes if the filets are 1-1/2-inches thick and 10 minutes if they are closed to 2 inches.
  6. When cooking time is off, check fish with a fork for doneness. If needed cook a few minutes longer.
  7. Let rest for 5 minutes, covered with foil, before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Air Fryer Salmon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 330 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 94mg31%
Sodium 666mg29%
Potassium 926mg26%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 1127IU23%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.