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cooked salmon fillet

Air Fryer Salmon

Air Fryer Salmon is done in a flash and produces the juiciest, most tender, seasoned fish ever.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer Salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 325kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 salmon fillets about 1 1/2-inches thick
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Dry Rub:

  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar optional
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Remove fish from the fridge, inspect it for any bones, and let it sit on the counter for an hour.
  • Mix the RUB ingredients in a bowl.
  • Rub each fillet with olive oil and after that the dry rub mixture.
  • Place fillets in the basket of the air fryer.
  • Set air fryer at 390 degrees for 7 minutes if the filets are 1-1/2-inches thick.
  • When the timer goes off, check fillets with a fork to make sure they are done to your desired doneness. If needed cook a few minutes longer. Cooking time will vary based on the temperature of the fish and the size. It is better to set the air fryer for a little less time and add a few more minutes if needed, to avoid overcooking the fish.



Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 667mg | Potassium: 926mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1127IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 2mg