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easu air fryer fish recipe

Air Fryer Fish

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
14 mins
Total Time
24 mins

AirFryer Fish features fresh catfish fillets covered in a Cajun-spicedpolenta crust, then air-fried until perfectly tender with thecrispiest exterior. A gourmet-level dinner that’s ready in 20minutes!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air Fryer Fish
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 219 kcal
Author: Marionela Tiron


  • 2 tbsp cornmeal
  • 2 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • sea salt flakes to taste
  • 2 tilapia fillets
  • oil spray


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees F

  2. Mix the seasoning ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. Rinse and pat dry the fish fillets. Place on a cutting board and season with the mixture well on both sides.
  4. Place the coated fillets in the air fryer basket. Spray lightly with oil spray.
  5. Air fry for 10 mins.
  6. Turn the air-fried fish fillets over and cook for an additional 3-4 mins, or until done.

Nutrition Facts

Air Fryer Fish
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 85mg28%
Sodium 93mg4%
Potassium 642mg18%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 1478IU30%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.