Air Fryer Salmon Recipe

Air Fryer Salmon Recipe

Salmon is a popular fish known for its rich flavor and numerous health benefits, including being a great source of omega-3 fatty acids. Cooking salmon in an air fryer is a quick and easy way to achieve a perfectly cooked, moist, and flavorful fillet. This recipe uses simple seasonings to enhance the natural taste of the salmon, making it a delightful meal for any occasion.



  • Salmon fillets: 2 pieces (about 150-200 g each)
  • Olive oil: 15 ml
  • Garlic powder: 5 g
  • Dried dill: 5 g
  • Lemon: 1, zest and juice
  • Salt: 5 g
  • Black pepper: 2 g




  • Pat the salmon fillets dry with paper towels.
  • In a small bowl, mix together garlic powder, dried dill, lemon zest, salt, and black pepper.
  • Brush each salmon fillet with olive oil, then rub them with the seasoning mix.
  • Let the salmon fillets sit with the seasoning for about 15 minutes.


  • Preheat the air fryer to 180°C.
  • Place the seasoned salmon fillets in the air fryer basket, skin-side down.
  • Cook for 7-10 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flaky.


  • Drizzle the cooked salmon with fresh lemon juice.
  • Serve with your choice of sides, like steamed vegetables or a fresh salad.


  • The cooking time may vary slightly based on the thickness of the salmon fillets.
  • Avoid overcooking the salmon to maintain its moist and tender texture.

This Air Fryer Salmon recipe is designed to be simple and straightforward, ensuring a deliciously cooked salmon fillet every time.


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