Want to cook salmon in the air fryer and looking for some inspiration? Check the best salmon recipes that you should try making in your air fryer. All of them are so great that you will not decide which of them is your favorite way to cook the salmon in the air fryer.
As the salmon is neutral, it allows us to experiment with different ways to cook it, and most importantly we can experiment with a lot of spices and aromatic herbs. As you will see from the list below, there are multiple ways to cook the salmon and get some restaurant-style dishes even if you don’t have too much experience in the kitchen.
1. Air Fryer Salmon Teriyaki
You will love this recipe as it is cooking very quickly. You will need only 8 minutes to make this teriyaki salmon in the air fryer. Serve the salmon near a plate with rice and your dinner is ready to be served.
2. Air Fryer Honey Sesame Salmon
Another delicious recipe of salmon is glazed with honey and topped with sesame seeds on it. The salmon cooks for just 10 minutes until it’s perfect. Enjoy it near some greens or roasted vegetables.
3. Honey Glazed Air Fryer Salmon
Another great recipe for honey-glazed salmon in the air fryer if you are looking for a mid-week dinner. You will need only 6 ingredients for this recipe that are easily accessible and you will find them in your local store. But the most probably is that you have them already in your pantry.
4. Easy Air Fryer Salmon
Another easy recipe is to cook juicy and tender salmon slices in the air fryer. The air fryer will brown nicely and will give a light crust to the fish on the edges that will make the salmon even better. Consider serving the salmon near some rice, green beans, asparagus, or spicy broccoli.
5. Air Fryer Salmon
Like to play with aromatic herbs and spices? Give it a try to this recipe. You will get a nice-looking golden salmon slice cooked in the air fryer. Consider tossing the salmon in smoked paprika, garlic, onion powder, and mustard. Check the original recipe to check what other spices Sara recommends to use to make this delicious salmon in the air fryer.
6. Air Fryer Honey Garlic Salmon
Did you try a combination between salmon, honey, and garlic? If not, then you should give it a try. I’m more than convinced that you will like it. Serve this combo near some rice, or eggplant bites, or enjoy it as is.
7. Salmon with Garlic Dijon Topping
Another great option to cook the salmon in the air fryer is to marinate it with garlic, maple syrup, and Dijon mustard. It will give you a crispy crust and a light caramelized surface.
8. Perfect Air Fryer Salmon
Garlicky air fryer salmon that will cook in just 10 minutes. Made a mix of olive oil, garlic cloves, lemon juice, salt, and pepper, toss the salmon and you will regret that you didn’t make a few more pieces of salmon. Check the recipe for more tips on how to get a perfect piece of salmon in the air fryer every time when you will cook it.
9. Air Fryer Salmon Teriyaki
Perfect air fryer salmon topped with teriyaki sauce and served near a cover of rice and some steamed broccoli. An easy and delicious recipe for those who want to eat something delicious but don’t have a lot of time to cook the meals in your kitchen.
10. Healthy Air Fryer Mustard Salmon
Great and unique recipe of the air fryer salmon that is covered with a mustard mixture. Pair this salmon with some more veggies or near mashed potatoes or rice, and you have a nice dinner.
11. Hoisin Glazed Air Fryer Salmon
Use the hoisin sauce to get one of the tastiest pieces of salmon that you ever tried. It is very easy to make, but you will get surprised by how tasty and juicy the salmon comes in the end. Serve them near some carrot fries or green beans.
12. Air Fryer Salmon with Lemon Caper Sauce
A little bit salty from the caper sauce, with nice crispy skin, you will get a nice weekday lunch that will impress you. The slightly crispy skin from the salmon in combination with the light and flavorful sauce will want you to ask for more. If you didn’t try this combination yet – you should give it a try.
13. Miso-Glazed Salmon in Air Fryer
This recipe is great if you are looking for a restaurant-style salmon or if you like the miso glaze. The salmon is perfectly cooked and in combination with the miso-glaze will impress everybody on the table.
14. Air Fryer Salmon with Lemon and Garlic
Another great recipe for salmon in the air fryer that is packed full of lemon and garlic cloves. It is very easy to make, it will ask from you less than 15 minutes and you need for this recipe only a few simple ingredients that most probably you have them already in your pantry.
15. Perfect Air Fryer Salmon
Very tasty and easy to make this recipe. Just season the salmon fillets with salt, garlic, and parsley put them in the air fryer, and cover with a slice of lime and butter. That’s it for this juicy salmon recipe in the air fryer.
Check the original recipe because Natalya shared a lot of tips of how to get the best taste from your salmon fillets.
16. Creamy Air Fryer Salmon Bites
Don’t want to cook an entire salmon filet in the air fryer? Consider cutting the fish into smaller bites and to cook it together with some broccoli or other veggies in the air fryer. If you are looking for a creamy salmon recipe, give this one a try. You will not regret it.
17. Salmon With Honey Mustard Marinade
Try making a honey mustard marinade for your salmon slices and you will want to make this recipe again and again. The salmon will come light, fresh and it will go well with almost anything.
18. Air Fryer Salmon with Maple Soy Glaze
You will need only 5 ingredients to make this air fryer salmon with maple and soy glaze. All you will need to do is to make a simple marinade from 4 ingredients, and cover with it the salmon fillets. Leave the fish to marinate for at least 20 minutes and cook until perfection in the air fryer.
19. Thai Sweet Chili Air Fryer Salmon Bites
If you like Asian recipes, give a try to this Thaw sweet and chili air fryer salmon bites. They are incredibly tasty and easy to make.
It has a sweet and spicy glaze that goes very well with the salmon slices. Serve near a place of rice or some steamed or roasted vegetables.
20. Air Fryer Basil-Parmesan Salmon
If you will try this recipe at least once, you will get obsessed with it. You will want to make it more and more. The salmon cooked in that way comes so juicily inside. The secret is in the mixture that we will cover the salmon during the cooking. It has a little bit of mayo, basil, and shredded parmesan for texture and salty taste.
21. Salmon Bites with Garlic Cream Sauce
Try to cut the salmon into small cubes, toss them in a creamy garlic butter sauce, and serve near a plate with rice, mashed potatoes or some veggies. Ideal for creamy salmon bites cooked in the air fryer.