This Air Fryer Salmon Recipe is a simple way to get perfectly cooked salmon fillets. Air Fried Salmon takes less than 10 minutes and is a great dinner idea. Top the salmon with dill butter and lemons for the ultimate flavor sensation.
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Cooking Salmon In An Air Fryer
Why cook salmon in an air fryer? The usual reasons I love air fryer cooking . . . it is quick, easy and the end result is super juicy salmon!
Cooking fish can be intimidating at first. But just give it a try and you soon see just how simple cooking salmon really is, especially when using an air fryer.
Thaw salmon if necessary. Season and lightly oil the salmon fillets. Then air fry to flaky perfection. That’s it . . . 10 minutes to perfectly cooked salmon.
Is Salmon Good In An Air Fryer
Yes! I have cooked salmon every which way possible and the air fryer is my favorite method. It is much easier to get good results when cooking salmon in an air fryer.
Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Salmon + Dill Butter
- 2 Salmon Fillets
- Fresh or Freeze Dried Dill
How To Cook Salmon In Air Fryer
- Thaw salmon if necessary.
- Spray air fryer basket with nonstick.
- Season and lightly oil the salmon fillets.
- Slice lemons and lay slices in 2 lines in air fryer basket.
- Place salmon fillets directly on top of lemon slices. (This adds flavor while ensuring that the salmon does not stick)
- Air fry at 400ºF for 7-9 minutes (depending on thickness of salmon).
- Mix butter and dill. Serve salmon topped with dill butter and lemon slices.
What Temp Should Salmon Be Cooked To
The recommended internal temp for cooked salmon is 145ºF. Check out this post for more info: Salmon Cooking Tips
What To Serve With Air Fried Salmon
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Nutrition Information: Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 719Total Fat: 54gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 36gCholesterol: 174mgSodium: 232mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 51g
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Nutritional information on TAFR is provided as a courtesy and is approximate only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information given for any recipe on this site.